Bride-ale

Bride-ale

Bride"-ale`\, n. [See Bridal.] A rustic wedding feast; a bridal. See Ale.

The man that 's bid to bride-ale, if he ha' cake, And drink enough, he need not fear his stake. --B. Jonson.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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