mead (n.) Old form(s): Meade, Meades, Medes
meadow
H5 V.ii.48[Burgundy to King Henry and French King] The even mead ... / Conceives by idleness
H5 V.ii.54[Burgundy to King Henry and French King] our vineyards, fallows, meads, and hedges ... / grow to wildness
KL I.i.65[Lear to Gonerill] all these bounds ... / With plenteous rivers and wide-skirted meads
Luc.1218[] Poor Lucrece' cheeks unto her maid seem so / As winter meads when sun doth melt their snow
MND II.i.83[Titania to Oberon] never since the middle summer's spring / Met we on hill ... or mead
Tem IV.i.63[Iris to Ceres] Thy ... flat meads thatched with stover
Tit II.iv.54[Marcus to Lavinia] One hour's storm will drown the fragrant meads
TNK III.i.7[Arcite alone] sweeter / Than ... / Th'enamelled knacks o'th' mead or garden
TS V.ii.138[Katherina to Widow, of her frown] It blots thy beauty as frosts do bite the meads
Ven.636[Venus to Adonis, of a boar] having thee at vantage [he] ... / Would root these beauties as he roots the mead
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