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grog

 (grŏg)
n.
1. An alcoholic liquor, especially rum diluted with water.
2. A rum cocktail, especially when heated and made with lemon or lime juice, sugar, and cinnamon.

[After Old Grog, nickname of Edward Vernon (1684-1757), British admiral who ordered that diluted rum be served to his sailors, from grogram (from his habit of wearing a grogram cloak).]

grog

(ɡrɒɡ)
n
1. (Brewing) diluted spirit, usually rum, as an alcoholic drink
2. (Brewing) informal chiefly Austral and NZ alcoholic drink in general, esp spirits
[C18: from Old Grog, nickname of Edward Vernon (1684–1757), British admiral, who in 1740 issued naval rum diluted with water; his nickname arose from his grogram cloak]

grog

(grɒg)

n.
1. a mixture of rum and water, often flavored with lemon, sugar, and spices and sometimes served hot.
2. any alcoholic drink.
[1760–70; from Old Grog (alluding to his grogram cloak), the nickname of Edward Vernon (d. 1757), British admiral, who in 1740 ordered the mixture to be served, instead of pure spirits, to sailors]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grog - rum cut with watergrog - rum cut with water      
rum - liquor distilled from fermented molasses
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
Two Footpads sat at their grog in a roadside resort, comparing the evening's adventures.
Betteredge and I are walking back together to the house; and Betteredge is telling me that I shall be able to face it, and he will be able to face it, when we have had a glass of grog.
I drink the grog (a perfectly new luxury to me, at that time of day), which my good old friend mixes with icy-cold water from the well.
He served out some grog with a liberal hand, And bade them sit down on the beach: And they could not but own that their Captain looked grand, As he stood and delivered his speech.
Well, then, d’ye see, I larnt how a topmast should be slushed, and how a topgallant-sail was to be becketted; and then I did small jobs in the cabin, such as mixing the skipper’s grog.
Captain Bonneville, who was delighted with the game look of these cavaliers of the mountains, welcomed them heartily to his camp, and ordered a free allowance of grog to regale them, which soon put them in the most braggart spirits.
The day was devoted to games of agility and strength, and other amusements; and grog was temperately distributed, together with bread, butter, and cheese.
He could manage to find his way into his berth, light his lamp, get into his bed - ay, and get out of it when I called him at half-past five, the first man on deck, lifting the cup of morning coffee to his lips with a steady hand, ready for duty as though he had virtuously slept ten solid hours - a better chief officer than many a man who had never tasted grog in his life.
Her dejection had no abatement from anything passing around her; a friend or two of her father's, as always happened if he was not with them, spent the long, long evening there; and from six o'clock till half-past nine, there was little intermission of noise or grog.
I can't make this out," said he, when he came home from the play one night, and was drinking a glass of cold grog, with his back to the wall, in order that he mightn't be able to fancy there was any one behind him--"I can't make it out," said he; and just then his eyes rested on the little closet that had been always locked up, and a shudder ran through his whole frame from top to toe.
They sang in the church all the morning, and drank grog in the orchard all the afternoon.
and then, over a glass of Yarmouth grog, we will have the tidings of ten years