Grog Definition

An alcoholic liquor, esp. rum, diluted with water.
Webster's New World
Any alcoholic liquor.
Webster's New World

A type of pre-fired clay that has been ground and screened to a specific particle size.


Origin of Grog

  • An allusion to Admiral Edward Vernon (nicknamed "Old Grog" after the grogram coat he habitually wore), who in 1740 ordered his sailors' rum to be watered down.Also claimed is:From Catalan, groc (yellow), the colour of the low-quality alcohol.

    From Wiktionary

  • 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)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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