a type of ale.
|Phal. Pref. 33: He is better skill’d in the Catalogues of Ales, his Humty Dumty, Hugmatee, Three-Threads, and the rest of that glorious List, than in the Catalogues of MSS.|
|T. Brown in Works (1760) IV. 218: No hugmatee nor flip my grief can smother.|
|Chelmsford Chron. 26 Jan. 5/4: Old English drinks [...] Humpty-Dumpty, Hugmatee [...] Knock-Me-Down.|