sly-grog

[slahy-grog]

Origin of sly-grog

First recorded in 1835–45
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Historical Examples of sly-grog

  • She talked of puttin' the police onter us, jest as if we was a sly-grog shop.

  • If she'd kept a sly-grog shop she'd have had a different opinion about bullick-drivers.

  • She was a hard-looking woman—just the sort that might have kept a third-rate pub or a sly-grog shop.