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Adam’s ale

>A joking way to refer to a glass of water

The phrase is used in a joking fashion to refer to a glass of water. The reason for this is because in Biblical time the only thing that Adam would have had to drink was water. It is also referred to as Adam’s wine, particularly in


It is blistering hot outside, I could really do with an iced cold glass of Adam’s ale

If the kids feel tired, let them have a glass of Adam’s ale from the tap.

He married twice before this but now expects that third time will be a charm for him

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