Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hot punch made of red wine, brandy, and sherry flavored with almonds, raisins, and orange peel.

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  • n. A Scandinavian version of vin chaud or mulled wine; a hot punch made of red wine, brandy and sherry flavoured with almonds, raisins and orange peel.

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  • n. Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Swedish glögg, alteration of glödgat (vin), mulled (wine), past participle of glödga, to mull, from glöd, ember, from Old Norse glodh; see ghel-2 in Indo-European roots.

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From Swedish glögg.

Examples

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  • In Sweden they burn the yuletide log;
    The little blond kids are greed-agog.
    The tree glimmers bright
    In the wintry night
    While old folk grow dimmer on glogg.

    July 24, 2014

  • word of 5 letters or less containing 3 g's

    March 9, 2011

  • "It took a long time before she answered. Wherever she was, she wasn't at home; the acoustics were different, fewer surfaces to dampen the sound. She was in bed; he could hear the friction of textiles. There was a man beside her. She had alcohol in her voice, warm alcohol; it must be glogg, so close to Christmas."

    - 'The Quiet Girl', Peter Høeg.

    March 19, 2008

  • a hot punch made of red wine, brandy and sherry, flavored with almonds, raisins and orange peel, originally made in Sweden for serving during the Christmas holiday season. --- mmmm i want me one!

    Swany

    www.Swany.cc

    October 25, 2007