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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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The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelm Digby was originally published in 1669, by his son and it claimed to contain several ways of making cider, cherry wine and metheglin. The book was popular for centuries and it was still reprinting around 1910.
Opened: Whereby is Discovered Several ways for making Metheglin, Sider, Cherry-Wine, & c.
Mr Rowlands said the cent-ral role that Wales had played in beekeeping and its products is shown by the loan of two Welsh words for the English word for the herbal honey drink metheglin -from medd meaning mead and eglin meaning herbs.