grogshop

[ grog-shop ]
/ ˈgrɒgˌʃɒp /
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noun British.

a saloon or barroom, especially a cheap one.

Nearby words

  1. grog,
  2. grogger,
  3. groggery,
  4. groggy,
  5. grogram,
  6. groin,
  7. groining,
  8. grok,
  9. grolier,
  10. grolier de servières

Origin of grogshop

First recorded in 1765–75; grog + shop

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British Dictionary definitions for grog-shop

grogshop

/ (ˈɡrɒɡˌʃɒp) /

noun

rare a drinking place, esp one of disreputable character
Australian and NZ informal a shop where liquor can be bought for drinking off the premises
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