Groggy

What does "Groggy" mean?

Today it means: Not at your best, dopey, sluggish.

The word comes from the old Navy term for the daily "tot" of rum. The rum was so thick and strong that it was mixed with equal parts of water; a cocktail known as "grog". Hence, if you have too much then you would feel groggy.

See also: Grog  and: Tot  and: Splice the mainbrace

By SailingQuiz November 2019   Category: Nautical Saying              



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