meather

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meather (plural meathers)

  1. Alternative spelling of mether.
    • 1838 (Samuel Harewood) A philosophical and statistical history of the inventions and customs of ancient and modern nations in the manufacture and use of inebriating liquors p.593:
      A wooden flaggon, called a meather or mether, implying acid drink, is still to be found in this country, and is considered a relic of high antiquity and veneration.