sly-grog

[ slahy-grog ]
/ ˈslaɪˌgrɒg /

noun Australian Slang.

bootleg liquor.

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Origin of sly-grog

First recorded in 1835–45

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Example sentences from the Web for sly-grog

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

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

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