Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • noun 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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  • noun 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- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Swedish glögg.

Examples

  • The Nordic version, known as glogg, is blended the day before to get the flavours mingling and calls for a floating garnish of raisins and blanched almond slices.

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  • Get into the Scandinavian spirit during this fair of Swedish arts and crafts, activities for kids, a raffle and, of course, glogg.

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  • Beginning today with the annual Downtown Holiday Market and through the weekend in Georgetown and at the House of Sweden, you can buy from local artists, listen to live performances and warm up with hot cocoa or, perhaps, the Swedish sipper glogg.

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  • Get into the Scandinavian spirit during this fair that features Swedish arts and crafts, activities for kids, a raffle and, of course, glogg.

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  • Beginning today with the annual Downtown Holiday Market and through the weekend in Georgetown and at the House of Sweden, you can buy from local artists, listen to live performances and warm up with hot cocoa or, perhaps, the Swedish sipper glogg.

    To market, to market

  • Mamacita, the annual Christmas fair continues on Sunday, November 18, from 12: 00 to 6: 00. $1 glogg as you walk in the door, a nice “grocery” on the main crafts-and-rummage level, and a half-dozen varieties of $4-to-$7 open-faced sandwiches in the dining area downstairs.

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  • Stockholm At the Skansen Christmas Market you'll find Swedish crafts and sample authentic glogg.

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  • Stockholm: At the Skansen Christmas Market you'll find Swedish crafts and you can sample authentic glogg.

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  • He found Ribbons and Bows downing glogg shots at a hastily organized wake for Gumdrop.

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  • "Dishgushting," said Jingle's brother Jangle, who'd had a few snorts of glogg himself.

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  • 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

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    October 25, 2007

  • "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

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

    March 9, 2011

  • 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