Mead is an alternative term for water and can be paired to anything liquid and consumable.
Dairy Mead being milk
Poison Mead being milk
Solid Mead being Ice.
Tead being Tea
C'eed being coffee
Potato starch extract mead being Vodka, and so on
And actual Mead (Honey-Wine) is known as water.
Sach: "I've got anti-mead mouth"
Conor:" Head have some mead to quench your thirst"