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sly-grog

[slahy-grog] /ˈslaɪˌgrɒg/
noun, Australian Slang.
1.
bootleg liquor.
Origin of sly-grog
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • When the police found a sly grog tent they made short work of it, I will say.

    Robbery Under Arms Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
  • There were no licenses issued for the various houses of entertainment, vulgarly called "sly grog shops."

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
British Dictionary definitions for sly grog

sly grog

noun
1.
(Austral & NZ, old-fashioned) illicitly sold liquor
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