What does ALE-CONNER mean?

ALE-CONNER meaning in Law Dictionary

In old English law. An officer appointed because of the court-leet, sworn to look towards assise and goodness of ale and beer within the precincts of leet. Kitch. Courts, 40; Whisliaw. An officer appointed in every court-leet, and sworn to look towards assise of bread, ale, or beer in the precincts of that lordship. Cowell.