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Meaning of GROG

Pronunciation:  grâg

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  rum cut with water
 

GROG is a 4 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: rum

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Grog\, n. [So named from ``Old Grog'' a nickname given to
Admiral Vernon, in allusion to his wearing a grogram cloak in
foul weather. He is said to have been the first to dilute the
rum of the sailors (about 1745).]
A mixture of spirit and water not sweetened; hence, any
intoxicating liquor.

{Grog blossom}, a redness on the nose or face of persons who
   drink ardent spirits to excess. [Collog.]

 
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