- the last and weakest running of small-beer. North.
A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. Francis Grose. 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