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mead

(mēd), wine made of fermented honey and water, sometimes flavored with spices. It is highly intoxicating. Mead was known in classical Greece and Rome and was the favorite drink of the tribes of N and W Europe.

mead

an alcoholic drink made by fermenting a solution of honey, often with spices added

Mead

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Margaret. 1901--78, US anthropologist. Her works include Coming of Age in Samoa (1928) and Male and Female (1949)

Mead

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Lake. a reservoir in NW Arizona and SE Nevada, formed by the Hoover Dam across the Colorado River: one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. Area: 588 sq. km (227 sq. miles)
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I'm guessing honey wine is Amanda's favorite part of Ethiopian food, too, but instead she goes right for the leg of goat.
SAMPLE HONEY WINE Discover an ancient brew with a visit to 13-year-old Rabbit's Foot Meadery, where you can sip through the lineup of 13 meads, fermented on-site using varietal honeys and techniques borrowed from the Stone Age.
The honey wine appears in accounts of King Arthur's deeds; historians say it was highly popular in Europe until the Middle Ages were drawing to a close and beers and ales surpassed it when they became much cheaper to produce.
These largely unskilled and ill-educated fighters print the T-shirts and sell them along with wax candles, honey wine (mez) and, of course, honey.
Visitors can eat a four course meal of spare pork ribs and chicken with their hands and drink goblets of mead - a traditional honey wine.
Mead, the celebrated honey wine of story and song, seems to be making a comeback in contemporary America.
This Ethiopian honey wine is the traditional match for spicy stews, but few retailers in the United States carry authentic imported tej.
Imagine, if you will, a fruity concoction of exotic one-of-a-kind wines with names like Macadamia Nut Honey Wine, Lehua Blossom Honey Wine, Guava Chablis (white blend), Volcano Blush, Volcano Red, Symphony Red and Symphony Mele.
And then there are the spinoffs: beeswax candles, honey candy, mead or honey wine, and the latest health craze, bee pollen.
Among their efforts: honey wine (Rocky Mountain Meadery), Rhone varietals (Grande River), sparkling wine (Colorado Cellars), and Gewurztraminer and fruit wines (Carlson Vineyards).
Romans painted wine onto swollen tonsils and gargled with honey wine and warm fig.