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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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Mead drinkers at Park tend to be women, Balchum says, but men do order the honey wine as well.
We had a banquet thrown for us when we left, with goat roasted on an open fire and served on "plates" made of wild plant fronds, and were invited to stay in the chief's living enclosure and drink homebrewed honey wine with him and his wives.
The most famous alcoholic drink made from honey though is mead or honey wine.
Mead, the ancient honey wine, will be celebrated at the International Mead Festival in Boulder, CO, on November 5 and 6.
Pity for Peter (Ray Baker), a sleazy older lawyer scheming to sip Alan like honey wine.
A dessert choice could be the eight precious rice pudding with honey wine sauce.
This automatically nominates The Honey Wine Company's publication for the global championships in Yantai, China in June 2015.
In the initial stages of planning a business, their focus was on mead, originally a honey wine.
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.