1. A fermented drink made of water and honey with malt, yeast, etc.; metheglin; hydromel.

2. A drink composed of sirup of sarsaparilla or other flavoring extract, and water. It is sometimes charged with carbonic acid gas.

Origin: OE. Mede, AS. Meodo; akin to D. Mede, G. Met, meth, OHG. Metu, mitu, Icel. Mjor, Dan. Miod, Sw. Mjod, Russ. Med', Lith. Midus, W. Medd, Gr. Wine, Skr. Madhu honey, a sweet drink, as adj, sweet. Cf. Metheglin.

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