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MEAD, n. [L. madeo, to be wet.] A fermented liquor consisting of honey and water, sometimes enriched with spices.




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MEAD, n. [L. madeo, to be wet.] A fermented liquor consisting of honey and water, sometimes enriched with spices.


MEAD, n. [Sax. medo, medu, mead or wine; D. meede; G. meth; Dan. miöd; W. mez; Ir. miodh or meadh; Arm. mez. In Gr. μεθυ is wine, as is madja in Sanscrit, and medo in Zend. In Russ. med or meda is honey. If the word signifies primarily liquor in general, it may be allied to Gr. μυδαω, L. madeo, to be wet. But it may have had its name from honey.]

A fermented liquor consisting of honey and water, sometimes enriched with spices. Encyc.


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

    Chaucer.
  2. A meadow.

    A mede
    All full of freshe flowers, white and reede.
    Chaucer.

    To fertile vales and dewy meads
    My weary, wandering steps he leads.
    Addison.

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

    [U. S.]
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Mead

MEAD, noun [Latin madeo, to be wet.] A fermented liquor consisting of honey and water, sometimes enriched with spices.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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multiply

MUL'TIPLY, v.t. [L. multiplico; multus, many, and plico, to fold or double.]

1. To increase in number; to make more by natural generation or production, or by addition; as, to multiply men, horses or other animals; to multiply evils.

I will multiply my signs and wonders in Egypt. Ex.7.

Impunity will multiply motives to disobedience.

2. In arithmetic, to increase any given number as many times as there are units in any other given number. Thus 7x8=56, that is, 7 multiplied by 8 produces the number 56.

MUL'TIPLY, v.i. To grow or increase in number.

Be fruitful and multiply. Gen.1.

When men began to multiply on the face of the earth. Gen.6.

1. To increase in extent; to extend; to spread.

The word of God grew and multiplied. Acts 12.

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