grog

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

grog

noun \ˈgräg\

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

: any alcoholic drink (such as beer)

Full Definition of GROG

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

Rhymes with GROG

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