/ (mɛˈskæl) /
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a variant spelling of mescal
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How to use mezcal in a sentence
Vices as well as pleasures are remembered, and beer, tequila, mezcal, or even cigarettes can be included.Secrets of Día de los Muertos|Ana Sofia Pelaez|October 27, 2009|DAILY BEAST
A mouthful of mezcal, or fiery native spirit, will ward off a chill.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
Mezcal is the baked root of the maguey (agave Americana) and of another somewhat similar plant.Gregg.
Also, from the Pulque is distilled a spiritous liquor called mezcal.
He plays upon the bandolin, sings an Andalusian ditty, and is fond of chingarito (mezcal whisky) and the “fandango.”The Rifle Rangers|Captain Mayne Reid
While speaking the colonel has poured out a glass of the distilled mezcal juice.The Lone Ranche|Captain Mayne Reid