aletaster

A conner or taster of ale.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Aletaster — Ale tast er, n. See {Aleconner}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aletaster — ♦ Officer responsible for enforcing the assize of ale. (Bennett, Judith M. Women in the Medieval English Countryside, 233) …   Medieval glossary

  • Aleconner — Ale con ner, n. [/Ale + con, OE. cunnen to test, AS. cunnian to test. See {Con}.] Orig., an officer appointed to look to the goodness of ale and beer; also, one of the officers chosen by the liverymen of London to inspect the measures used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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