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Definition of "eale" []

  • The yale (also "centicore", Latin "eale") is a mythical beast found in European mythology. Most descriptions make it an antelope- or goat-like four-legged creature with large horns that it can swivel in any direction. (noun)
  • Obsolete form of ale. (noun)

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Use "eale" in a sentence
  • "When all the atmosphere is tremulous with airs from heaven or blasts from hell, must we, forsooth! stop and philosophically investigate what Hamlet means by a "_dram of eale" _?"
  • "But perhaps the palm among these mediƦval monsters is held by the eale, or, as it became later, the yale or jall; that strange beast which has survived -- in effigy at least -- unto our own times."
  • "He is no mere traitor or felon knight, much less a coward, from the first; but at that first shows a mixture of good and bad qualities in which the "dram of eale" does its usual office."
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