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English Dictionary: grog by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
grog
n
  1. rum cut with water
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Grog \Grog\, n. [So named from [bd]Old Grog[b8] a nickname given
      to Admiral Vernon, in allusion to his wearing a grogram cloak
      in foul weather. He is said to have been the first to dilute
      the rum of the sailors (about 1745).]
      A mixture of spirit and water not sweetened; hence, any
      intoxicating liquor.
  
      {Grog blossom}, a redness on the nose or face of persons who
            drink ardent spirits to excess. [Collog.]
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