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Scandinavians from the years 1500-1300 BC in northwest Denmark and on the Swedish island of Gotland well into the first century AD, swilled down a brew called Nordic “grog.”
The Chinese were consuming fermented beverages - possibly wine - as long as 9,000 years ago, according to scientists who used modern techniques to peer back through the mists of time.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.