grog Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun rum cut with water


Grog noun
So named fronm "Old Grog" a nickmname 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).
  1. A mixture of spirit and water not sweetened; hence, any intoxicating liquor.

Webster 1913