Definition of Northdown in English:

Northdown

noun

historical
  • Ale of a style originally brewed in Northdown, Margate.

noun

  • A variety of hop developed in the early 1970s.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Culpeper. From the name of Northdown, now a district of Margate, Kent, where the ale was first brewed<br>1970s. From the name of the North Downs, near Wye, Kent, where the variety was developed.

Pronunciation

Northdown

/ˈnɔːθdaʊn/