Adam's ale


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Adam's ale

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Adam's wine

n
old-fashioned jocular water
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In those days water was Adam's Ale and came out of the tap.
Miscellaneous ADAM'S ALE (water), CHARLES' WAIN (old name for Big Dipper), DAVY JONES' LOCKER, FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER, GABRIEL'S HORN, GRANDFATHER'S CLOCK, GRANDMOTHER'S CLOCK, GREAT CEASAR'S GHOST, THE LORD'S PRAYER, QUEEN'S ARM (musket), SAMSON'S CROWN (an achievement of great renown which costs the life of the doer), SAY'S LAW (economics), TRAJAN'S COLUMN, VERY'S NIGHT SIGNALS
That brings in Easy Road, Demora, Adam's Ale, Meadway, Desert Ace, Cordial, Pearl Acclaim and El Viento.