Definition of 'alewives'
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Other problems were man-made, the culprits being the taverns and alewives who produced perhaps the bulk of the ale consumed outside the great households.SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)
So outstandingly repugnant were some of the alewives' home brews that they inspired a whole sub-genre of poetry, the "good gossips' tradition.SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)
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Definition of alewives from the Collins English Dictionary