There are 2 definitions of mead in English:

mead1

Syllabification: mead
Pronunciation: /mēd
 
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noun

chiefly • historical
  • An alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water.
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    • Almost all the tables were full with drunken commoners, washing away their troubles with ale and strong mead.
    • While we partied, many men were drunk from too much ale and mead.
    • Warriors with old scars and ever-honed muscles drank their mead and shared stories of their own battles.

Origin

Old English me(o)du, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch mee and German Met, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit madhu 'sweet drink, honey' and Greek methu 'wine'.

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There are 2 definitions of mead in English:

mead2

Syllabification: mead
Pronunciation: /
 
mēd/

noun

literary
  • A meadow.
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    • Gone was the safe, familiar home, set amidst a tumble of rolling, well-tilled fields dotted with farm buildings, and grassy meads redolent with the scent of wildflowers.
    • All the preceding afternoon and night heavy thunderstorms had hissed down upon the meads.
    • Instead of brick courtyards and side-lit rooms where music is played and good housewifery rules, we have boats, meads, cows, horsemen and horsewomen.

Origin

Old English mǣd, of Germanic origin; related to mow1.

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