Alcoholic drink somewhat like *mead, made from the fermenting of ale, sugar and honey; spice was also added. Its Latin form was bragetum.

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  • Bragget — Brag get, n. [OE. braket, bragot, fr. W. bragawd, bragod, fr. brag malt.] A liquor made of ale and honey fermented, with spices, etc. [Obs.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bragget — (engl.), metartiges Getränk aus Malz, Wasser, Honig und Gewürz in Lancashire …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • bragget — n. alcoholic drink made of ale and fermented honey mixed with spices (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bragget — brag·get …   English syllables

  • bragget —  a compound drink made of honey and spices. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • bragget — ˈbragə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English braket, bragot, from Middle Welsh bragod, from brag malt; akin to Middle Irish mraich, braich malt, Gaulish bracis grain for making malt, Latin marcēre to wither, droop more at marcescent : a drink… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cumbric language — Cumbric Spoken in Southern Scotland, Cumberland, Westmorland parts of Northumberland, Lancashire and possibly North Yorkshire Extinct 11th–12th century[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Spingo (beverage) — Spingo (meaning strong beer in Old English) is a generic name for a collection of beers brewed solely in the brewery of the Blue Anchor Inn in Coinage Hall Street, Helston, Cornwall. pingo IPAA bitter and the weakest spingo variety, with an ABV… …   Wikipedia

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

  • Metheglin — A kind of drink based on *mead to which were added various spices; it was used medicinally. Cf. Bragget …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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