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grog


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grog  \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.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grog 
  n  :  rum  cut  with  water 




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