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A glass of eggnog.

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EtymologyEdit

From egg +‎ nog. The second element may be nog (strong ale) or a shortened form of noggin (small, carved wooden mug used to serve alcohol).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɛɡˈnɒɡ/, /ˈɛɡ.nɒɡ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛɡ.nɑɡ/
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NounEdit

eggnog (countable and uncountable, plural eggnogs)

  1. A beverage based on milk, eggs, sugar, and nutmeg; often made alcoholic with rum, brandy or whisky; popular at Christmas.
    Synonym: egg flip

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