While we contemplate this regional word for meadow, let’s enjoy some fermented honey and water. Mead the drink is discussed here and the honey comes from flowers, which meadows certainly have! It’s a low word… in a poem sung by elves. Fascinating.
- 09.053 Back to pasture, back to mead,
“mead, n.2.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, March 2015. Web. 20 May 2015.