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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.
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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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