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A kind of honey wine or mead, the national drink of Ethiopia.
- ‘Honey wine, called tej, is a drink reserved for special occasions.’
- ‘Tej is a wine made from fermented honey and a special kind of hops called gesho.’
- ‘Tej is one of the special elixirs only available in Ethiopia.’
- ‘Now I know that their staple food is njera and that the local tipple, tej, is made from honey.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.