Mead Mead (m[=e]d), n. [OE. mede, AS. meodo; akin to D. mede, G. met, meth, OHG. metu, mitu, Icel. mj["o][eth]r, Dan. mi["o]d, Sw. mj["o]d, Russ. med', Lith. midus, W. medd, Gr. me`qy wine, Skr. madhu honey, a sweet drink, as adj., sweet. [root]270. Cf. {Metheglin}.] 1. A fermented drink made of water and honey with malt, yeast, etc.; metheglin; hydromel. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A drink composed of sirup of sarsaparilla or other flavoring extract, and water. It is sometimes charged with carbonic acid gas. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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