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grog-blossom

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The sailor's name for a red nose or an inflamed pimple.

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grog-blossom

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The sailor's name for a red nose or an inflamed pimple.

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‘grog-blossom’

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 12 words.

the sailor's name for a red nose or an inflamed pimple.

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grog blossom <i>noun</i>

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

Redness of the nose caused by excessive drinking. 1796–.

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