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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).]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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grog[grɒg] N → grog m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
grog[ˈgrɒg] n → grog m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Grog m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
grog[grɒg] n → grog m inv
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