pale

(redirected from English Pale)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

pale

adjective anemic in comparison, become impooent, become tarnished, colorless in comparison, contrast, dim, dismal, drab, drained of color, dreary in comparison, fails in comparison, feeble in comparison, flat in comparison, flimsy in comparison, frail in comparison, ghastly, impotent, inadequate, incompetent, ineffective, insufficient, lackluster, languishing, lose their luster, lusterless, obfuscated, pallid
See also: ambit, border, boundary, capacity, circuit, district, locality, nebulous, obscure, outline, periphery, sphere
References in periodicals archive ?
This fragrant drop, which is the UK's leading Fairtrade beer, is made from Chilean Fairtrade honey, Fairtrade sugars from Malawi, English pale ale malts and English Challenger hops.
While he understood Gaelic society, this ultimately served in his determination to maintain the English Pale.
Brooklyn Lager is a full-flavoured 5% abv brew which the company said was more similar in taste to an English pale ale than massed-produced lager brands.
Instead the three crowning achievements of this book concern the mid-century: these are Carey's reconstruction of the painstaking endeavor of Kildare to recover much of his ancestral inheritance and influence within the English Pale and on the borders of the Gaelic midlands; his explanation of how Kildare succeeded in making himself useful to the furtherance of government policy; and his depiction of Kildare's desperate effort to find a middle way when opinions became polarized, first on constitutional and then on religious grounds, between crown officials and the previously loyal community of the Pale.
This no-nonsense full-bodied premium ale from Daniel Thwaites' Brewery in Lancashire (founded in 1807 and still family run) uses Fuggles and Goldings hops and English Pale Ale malt.
THIS week Ken Inglis and Gregor Young of Oddbins look at classic English pale and strong ales which attempt to capture the character of a draught pint.

Full browser ?