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Hydromel  n.  A liquor consisting of honey diluted in water, and after fermentation called mead.

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"Hydromel" Quotes from Famous Books

... judge of what was palatable, and prescribes as an agreeable and wholesome meal a couple of poached eggs with a little salt and vinegar, and a few corns of pepper, some bread and butter, and a draught of pure claret. He gives a receipt—the earliest I have seen in print—for making metheglin or hydromel. He does not object to furmety or junket, or indeed to custards, if they are eaten at the proper seasons, and in the middle or at the end of meals. But he dislikes mushrooms, and advises you to wash out your mouth, and rub your teeth and gums with a ...
— Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine • William Carew Hazlitt

Words linked to "Hydromel" :   drink, potable, drinkable, mead, beverage

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