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metheglin

[muh-theg-lin] /məˈθɛg lɪn/
noun
1.
a variety of spiced mead.
Origin of metheglin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Welsh meddyglyn, equivalent to meddyg healing (< Latin medicus; see medical) + llyn liquor
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metheglin

/məˈθɛɡlɪn/
noun
1.
(esp formerly) spiced or medicated mead
Word Origin
C16: from Welsh meddyglyn, from meddyg healer (from Latin medicusmedical) + llyn liquor
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