1) A container in the kitchen or dairy.

No examples of this word have been found in glossaries or dictionaries but it is clearly distinct from ‘awl’ in the sense of a small piercing tool: 1559 one boultyng aule, Harrogate

1567 one awle for lyeing of chese in, Well.

spellings aul
places Harrogate Well
dates 1559 1567

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