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mead 1

Syllabification: mead

noun

chiefly historical
An alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with mead

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mead 2 Syllabification: mead

noun

literary
A meadow.
Example sentences
  • 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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