bidale

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bid +‎ ale

Noun[edit]

bidale (plural bidales)

  1. (archaic, UK, dialect) An invitation of friends to drink ale at a poor man's house, and there to contribute in charity for his relief.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.