1) This was really ale allowed to acidify, a similar product to vinegar and often used instead of that word by dialect speakers.

It is found occasionally in inventories, as in 1680 a flaskitt with ij vessels full of alicer, Snaith. The Wakefield clothier John Brearley used the word several times: 1762 To make allaker have a fine flavour put [a] slice a lemon into a barrill of allaker … and it gives it a pleasant taste .

places Wakefield Snaith
dates 1680 1762

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