Definition of Grogshop

1. n. A shop or room where strong liquors are sold and drunk; a dramshop.



Definition of Grogshop

1. Noun. A shop or room where strong liquors are sold and drunk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grogshop

1. a groggery [n -S] - See also: groggery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grogshop

groggier
groggiest
groggified
groggily
grogginess
grogginesses
grogging
groggy
groghouse
groghouses
grognard
grognards
grogram
grograms
grogs
grogshop (current term)
grogshops
groid
groin attack
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groinal
groined
groined vault
groining
groinings
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grok
grokked

Literary usage of Grogshop

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1. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1899)
"A saloon is defined to be "a public room for specific uses; especially a bar-room or grogshop; as a drinking saloon, et cetera," and also "a place devoted ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"A saloon is a public room for specific uses, especially a barroom or grogshop, as a drinking saloon, etc., or a place devoted to the retailing and drinking ..."

3. American Medical Gazette and Journal of Health (1861)
"But we venture to ask Governor Anderson whether the conversion of Bellevue Hospital into an " immense grogshop" is not the work of the Board of Governors ..."

4. Permanent Temperance Documents of the American Temperance Society by American Temperance Society (1835)
"Said another merchant, who has made a great estate, but never sold a drop of spirit, " When you shut up a grogshop, or tear it down and build on the spot a ..."

5. The Methodist Review (1898)
"For instance, the local missionary society, the grogshop work which has been ... I think the grogshop work of this church is ahead of any in America. ..."

6. The Radical by Sidney H.. Morse, Joseph B.. Marvin (1868)
"Why should he hope that shutting the grogshop door would do any good unless he first shut the door of his own heart against evil desire ? ..."

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