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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)

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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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But mead could become the next big mover in the craft brewing revolution, which has transformed the market for beer, cider and gin.
Salt Point Meadery has brought a variety of mead to the Hudson Valley as of Fall 2017, providing their flagship batches of Currant Rose and Revival on tap out of the keg at local establishments, and recently releasing Tradition, an apple mead, and Revolution, a citrus-hopped mead, in beer-style bottles.
Meads captained the All Blacks in the famous series against the British and Irish Lions in 1971, and was named New Zealand's player of the century by the New Zealand Rugby Football Union in 1999.
Great Society offers as many as eight meads on tap and even more in bottles.
Mead gracefully transitions to the novel itself, speculates briefly on how it differs from the work of Jane Austen, then flashes back to the birth of Mary Ann Evans on November 22, 1818.
Mead making has doubled in the last five years, said Chris Webber, president of the American Mead Makers Association, which estimates there are 200 to 250 mead makers in the U.S.
'MEADS is designed to maximize the system's ability to identify friendly aircraft,' said MEADS International Technical Director Marco Riccetti.
Now, development of MEADS is essentially done, and the system is ready to demonstrate what it can do.