a drink made of eggs, milk or cream, sugar, and, usually, rum or wine.

1765–75, Americanism; egg1 + nog1 Unabridged
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eggnog (ˌɛɡˈnɒɡ)
Also called: egg flip a drink that can be served hot or cold, made of eggs, milk, sugar, spice, and brandy, rum, or other spirit
[C19: from egg1 + nog1]

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Example sentences
The holiday parties are under way, so there's your eggnog, your winter spirits.
First out is a nine-ounce jar of spiced almonds for serving at the eggnog table
  or with the after-dinner coffee.
Hot cocoa, snow cream and eggnog are all served at the free-for-all holiday
Homemade eggnog is a tradition in many families during the holiday season.
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