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sly grog

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Definition of sly grog in English:

noun

[mass noun] Australian /NZ informal
Alcohol sold illicitly.
Example sentences
  • In March 1873 Whitbread left far away Mount Freeling Station for the smelters at Bolla Bollana, to investigate a report of sly grog selling.
  • Those who really wanted liquor found it at sly grog shops or across the city boundary.
  • During the Christmas holiday break it was reported that, ‘Some exceedingly discreditable scenes have been witnessed at various times owing to the large number of sly grog shops.

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