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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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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.
Klubb Krokstrom offers a range of styles, ranging from session meads to dessert mead.
In December 2014, the MEADS program completed a formal contract review with evaluators from Germany, Italy and the United States.
The approved IFF system is used in both MEADS 360-degree radar configurations.
Consequently, even aromatic, flavorful meads can be quite thin on the palate.
The MEADS system offers coverage and flexibility that other systems cannot provide, including complete 360-degree defense that protects military sites and civilians against next-generation threats,' said NATO MEADS Management Agency (NAMEADSMA) General Manager Gregory Kee.
More importantly, MEADS will save the nation tens of billions of dollars over the next 20 years, while no one really knows what it could cost to continue to "upgrade" Patriot within the limits of its aging design.
Many consider mead to be the oldest alcoholic beverage known to humankind, probably discovered back when another word for "cave" was "home.
George Herbert Mead was born in South Hadley, Massachusetts, on February 27, 1863.
Groups in support of this year's mead festival include the Redstone Meadery, Honeywine.
The meaderies use a distributor to place their meads in local beverage stores, and also offer their meads for sale out of state.
praises Hulrs sparkling dry mead for its "good style and complication.