Definition of aleberry in English:

aleberry

noun

Scottish, North
historical
  • A drink made from ale boiled with spices and sugar, served with sops of bread and frequently given to sick people.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Promptorium Parvulorum. From ale + bree. The some forms probably partly (in early use) show development of an epenthetic vowel in the second element (due to unstressed position), and partly reflect folk-etymological association with berry.

Pronunciation

aleberry

/ˈeɪlbəri/