sly grog


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sly grog

n
(Brewing) old-fashioned Austral and NZ illicitly sold liquor
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They could be racketeers, fraudsters etc, or were involved in running beer houses or sly grog dens in order to cater for the thirst of patrons emptied out of bars onto the street at 6 pm every night.
The victim, Sophia Lewis, kept a cigar shop in Stephen Street, a front for her more lucrative business of prostitution and sly grog sales.
Being Christmas day there were no pubs open, so the only place I could get a drink was at the sly grog shop at South Brisbane.