Grog blossom

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Grog blossom a redness on the nose or face of persons who drink ardent spirits to excess.
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Usage

In literature:

He had grog-blossoms all over his face, an indomitable energy, and was a jolly soul.
"Youth" by Joseph Conrad
A few grog- blossoms marked the neighbourhood of his nose.
"Wessex Tales" by Thomas Hardy
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