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mezcal

/mɛˈskæl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of mescal
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  • They had been carousing on mezcal, and were keeping no guard.

    The Wild Huntress Mayne Reid
  • A mouthful of mezcal, or fiery native spirit, will ward off a chill.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • mezcal is a kind of brandy made from a smaller kind of aloe, not unlike a huge cabbage in shape.

  • The dice, the cards, and botas of mezcal and whiskey were immediately deserted.

    The Trail-Hunter Gustave Aimard
  • A bottle of mezcal, already half empty, stood upon the table.

    Wood Rangers Mayne Reid
  • Yes, they never refuse a draught of mezcal to an honest man in that house.

    Stronghand Gustave Aimard
  • For greater security he ordered two or three skins of mezcal to be left on the rock.

    The Tiger-Slayer Gustave Aimard
  • He approached a table, seized a bottle half full of mezcal that stood on it, and emptied it at a draught.

    The Trail-Hunter Gustave Aimard
  • Garote fetched a jar of mezcal, which he placed before his terrible accomplice.

    The Trail-Hunter Gustave Aimard

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