alec

1 [al-ik]
noun Obsolete.
1.
2.
a sauce or relish made from small herring or anchovies.

Origin:
1510–20; < Latin (h)al(l)ec fish sauce

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alec

2 [al-ik]
noun Australian.
a simpleton or fool.

Origin:
1920–25; compare smart-aleck; sense shift perhaps orig. from ironic usage

Alec

[al-ik]
noun
a male given name, form of Alexander.
Also, Aleck.
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ALEC
American Legislative Exchange Council
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Mabel and alec mobilized the community to help victims in halifax.
His only sibling was his older brother alec, who also became a writer.
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