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

Examples of nog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gather the family around, bust out the egg nog and watch as frozen corpses are thawed out! Michael Schneider, Variety, 22 Jan. 2024 After all these years of garland, lights, egg nog and Elves on Shelves, Pranga is still feeling the spirit. Jason Sheeler, Peoplemag, 22 Dec. 2023 If a virgin nog is simply not an option, try cutting your alcohol serving in half. Making your eggnog with stevia instead of sugar can also help make this drink more blood sugar-friendly. Lauren Manaker Ms, Rdn, Ld, Health, 5 Dec. 2023 The drink’s wintry spices, and the preference for serving it hot, made nog a Yuletide mainstay. Taryn White, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 Nov. 2023 Flax is also a key component in these spiced cookies, which use a nog made with cashews and nondairy milk. Washington Post, 19 Apr. 2022 The condiment is made up of eggs and fat, which are some of the main components of a good nog, after all. Emily Heil, Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2022 Loading up on egg nog, cookies and other holiday favorites is going to cost more this year. Bailey Schulz, USA TODAY, 19 Dec. 2022 Bowl bragging rights tend to have the seasonal shelf life of that egg nog lurking in the fridge in January. Dallas News, 4 Jan. 2022

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Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of nog was in 1693

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“Nog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nog. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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