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Definition of nog

1 : a strong ale formerly brewed in Norfolk, England
2 [by shortening] : eggnog

Examples of nog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The word nog comes from the word grog; or any drink made with rum. Lizz Schumer, Good Housekeeping, 23 Sep. 2022 Big Boi is taking in the holidays with an inebriating cocktail of egg nog and cannabis. Keith Nelson, Men's Health, 16 Sep. 2022 Brett Molina is full of egg nog and holiday cookies, ready to deliver this week's big tech news. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, 24 Dec. 2021 With a full dozen yolks and a pint of heavy cream, this nog is ultra rich and creamy. Kelly Brant, Arkansas Online, 22 Dec. 2021 Pour yourself a cup of nog, and dive in to these delightful stories. Rene Lynch, Los Angeles Times, 12 Dec. 2021 Half-Christmas should be celebrated by wearing ugly Christmas sweaters, drinking keg nog, singing Christmas carols to your neighbors, and barbecuing on your roof. Cady Lang, Time, 25 June 2019 Take it easy on the egg nog at this weekend's holiday parties, OK? Annah Aschbrenner, USA TODAY, 13 Dec. 2019 Until then, keep the mug of purple egg-nog half-full. Kyle Newman, The Denver Post, 26 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of nog

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for nog

origin unknown

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28 Sep 2022

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“Nog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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