Grogshop
Grogshop Grog"shop`, n. A shop or room where strong liquors are sold and drunk; a dramshop. [1913 Webster]

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  • grogshop — [gräg′shäp΄] n. Chiefly Brit. a saloon …   English World dictionary

  • grogshop — noun Date: 1790 chiefly British a usually low class barroom …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grogshop — /grog shop /, n. Brit. a saloon or barroom, esp. a cheap one. [1765 75; GROG + SHOP] * * * …   Universalium

  • grogshop — Synonyms and related words: alehouse, bar, barrel house, barroom, beer garden, beer parlor, bistro, blind tiger, boozer, bucket shop, cabaret, cafe, cocktail lounge, dive, dramshop, drinkery, drinking saloon, gin mill, groggery, honky tonk, local …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grogshop — n. saloon, bar, pub, tavern …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grogshop — grog•shop [[t]ˈgrɒgˌʃɒp[/t]] n. brit. barroom • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • grogshop — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun chiefly Britain : a usually low class barroom : groggery * * * /grog shop /, n. Brit. a saloon or barroom, esp. a cheap one. [1765 75; GROG + SHOP] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Groggeries — Groggery Grog ger*y, n.; pl. {Groggeries}. A grogshop. [Slang, U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Groggery — Grog ger*y, n.; pl. {Groggeries}. A grogshop. [Slang, U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saloon — Sa*loon (s[.a]*l[=oo]n ), n. [F. salon (cf. It. salone), fr. F. salle a large room, a hall, of German or Dutch origin; cf. OHG. sal house, hall, G. saal; akin to AS. s[ae]l, sele, D. zaal, Icel. salr, Goth. saljan to dwell, and probably to L.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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