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

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

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

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