taplash

 the last and weakest running of small-beer. North.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Taplash — Tap lash , n. Bad small beer; also, the refuse or dregs of liquor. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] The taplash of strong ale and wine. Taylor (1630). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • taplash — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: tap (I) + lash (onslaught of water) 1. dialect : the washings or dregs of a cask or glass of liquor 2. dialect : poor or weak liquor; …   Useful english dictionary

  • swipes —  bad small beer. The same as taplash …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England


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