a variant spelling of mescal

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Examples from the Web for mezcal

Contemporary Examples of mezcal

  • Vices as well as pleasures are remembered, and beer, tequila, mezcal, or even cigarettes can be included.

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    Secrets of Día de los Muertos

    Ana Sofia Pelaez

    October 27, 2009

Historical Examples of mezcal

  • A mouthful of mezcal, or fiery native spirit, will ward off a chill.


    Charles Reginald Enock

  • A bottle of mezcal, already half empty, stood upon the table.

    Wood Rangers

    Mayne Reid

  • They had been carousing on mezcal, and were keeping no guard.

  • The dice, the cards, and botas of mezcal and whiskey were immediately deserted.

    The Trail-Hunter

    Gustave Aimard

  • Yes, they never refuse a draught of mezcal to an honest man in that house.


    Gustave Aimard