from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An alcoholic liquor, especially rum diluted with water.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Originally, a mixture of spirit and water served out to sailors, called, according to the proportion of water, two-water grog, three-water grog, etc.
- noun Hence Strong drink of any sort: used, like
rum, as a general term and in reprobation. Compare groggery.
- noun See the extract.
- To make into grog by mixing with water, as spirits.
- To extract grog from, as the wood of an empty spiritcask, by pouring hot water into it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A mixture of spirit and water not sweetened; hence, any intoxicating liquor.
- noun [Collog.] a redness on the nose or face of persons who drink ardent spirits to excess.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun an
alcoholic beveragemade with rumand water, especially that once issued to sailors of the Royal Navy.
- noun Any
- noun A type of pre-fired
claythat has been groundand screened to a specific particlesize, also called firesand.
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- noun rum cut with water
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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One glass of what you call the grog; and then we will play a pleasant game with those
Even the females, it would appear, have some of them of late years learned the habit of drinking grog from the English sailors; and Captain Dillon gives an account of a priestess, who visited him on board the "Besearch," and who, having among several other somewhat indecorous requests, demanded a tumbler of rum, quaffed off the whole at a draught as soon as it was set before her.
John Rutherford, the White Chief George Lillie Craik 1832
Mr Collie said that Groggle was simply a play on the word grog, Australian slang for alcohol, and he had decided on the name after discovering that grogger. com was taken.
Consequently, the diluted rum drink that he created became known as grog, and sailors who drank too much of it were said to feel
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One glass of what you call the grog; and then we will play a pleasant game with those Englishmen!”
Springhaven Richard Doddridge 2004
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Their principal drink is punch, or grog, which is composed of rum well diluted with water.
I reckon that's what they shook hands on with the Union chaps, and that the natural consequences of absorbing your grog will be another woolshed or two burned down before long.
With this, they soon made their way to one of those moral sinks, called a grog-shop, which English civilization is always ready to plant, as its first, most familiar, and most imposing standard, among the hills and forests of the savage.
The honest admiral having tasted our grog, which is a mixture of brandy and water, desired to taste of the brandy itself, which he called _e vai no Bretannee_, British water, and drank off a small glass full, without making a wry face.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 14 Robert Kerr 1784
She remembered, being so close to him, seeing the grog blossoms—the burst blood vessels on the face of a heavy drinker—and strangely falling for him in that moment.