One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A shop which sells alcohol.‘they moved off to an unlicensed grog shop further up the street’
- ‘Leisure time spent in masculine environments such as black boardinghouses, city quays, grog shops, and city jails all facilitated friendships.’
- ‘The lawyer affirmed that both fermented and distilled liquor, when offered for sale at the grog shops, are not property.’
- ‘They accepted an invitation to join him at a Manchurian grog shop.’
- ‘In Australia, I've bought booze from a drive-thru grog shop - you don't even have to get out of the car to get loaded.’
- ‘Weekend evenings in the grog shops near the open air market were frequently bloody, with intoxicated Japanese men clashing with Koreans.’
- ‘He remarked that should some shrewd Yankee set up a grog shop near Mr. Smith's house, he would make his fortune.’
- ‘In California, gambling dens and grog shops were constructed in the midst of the cabins of the miners.’
- ‘He would walk through the gambling dens, tenement houses, grog shops and houses of prostitution located on the estate.’
- ‘On the other side of the river are numerous shanties, grog shops and grocery stores, on a small scale, got up since the battalion arrived.’
- ‘Prostitutes set up shop and a grog shop opened behind the trees.’
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