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grog

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noun \ˈgräg\

Simple Definition of grog

  • : an alcoholic drink containing liquor (such as rum) mixed with water

  • : any alcoholic drink (such as beer)

Full Definition of grog

  1. 1 :  alcoholic liquor; especially :  liquor (as rum) cut with water and now often served hot with lemon juice and sugar sometimes added

  2. 2 :  refractory materials (as crushed pottery and firebricks) used in the manufacture of refractory products (as crucibles) to reduce shrinkage in drying and firing

Examples of grog

  1. <sailors clamoring for more grog>



Origin of grog

Old Grog, nickname of Edward Vernon †1757 English admiral responsible for diluting the sailors' rum


First Known Use: 1756

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