Mezcal in a sentence

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Definition of Mezcal

  • Same as Mescal.
  • a small spineless globe-shaped cactus; source of mescal buttons

How to use mezcal in a sentence. Mezcal pronunciation.

The naturalist had brought among his packs a small keg of aguardiente, mezcal spirits, for the purpose of preserving any new species of the lizard or snake tribe he should chance to fall in with.
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Great rocks scarped out, abutting over the stream; shaggy pines hung top downward, clinging in their seams; shapeless bunches of cacti and mezcals crawled along the cliffs, their picturesque but gloomy foliage adding to the wildness of the scene.
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There were briars, mezcal plants, and cacti-all luxuriant, hirsute, and thorny.
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Examples of Mezcal

Example #1
What I heard, then, was neither more or less than a plot to steal the keg and its contents!
Example #2
My first impulse was to leap up and stop them in their design, as well as administer a salutary rebuke to my voyageur and his red-haired companion; but a moment's reflection convinced me that they could be better punished in another way.
Example #3
It was dark within the pass, from the shadow of the jutting masses; but now darker than usual, for black storm-clouds were swathing the cliffs overhead.
Example #4
Far above us rose the frowning cliffs, thousands of feet overhead.
Example #5
Approaching this point, the road on each side of the barranca suddenly dips, the trails converging downward, and meeting among the ruins.
Example #6
The ground about them was shaggy and choked up.