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From Swedish glögg.


  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɡlɒɡ/, /ɡləːɡ/
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glogg (uncountable)

  1. A Scandinavian version of vin chaud or mulled wine; a hot punch made of red wine, brandy and sherry flavoured with almonds, raisins and orange peel.
    • 1999, Stella Ross Collins, Christmas!: Traditions, Celebrations and Food Across Europe, Kyle Cathie (1999), →ISBN, page 12:
      The first celebration takes place on the first Sunday in Advent, when friends and family gather to drink warm glogg - a kind of mulled wine []
    • 2004, Becky Ohlsen & Jonathan Smith, Stockholm, Lonely Planet (2004), →ISBN, page 11:
      Adult Swedes also enjoy their favourite Christmas drink, glogg, which is a spicy mulled wine.
    • 2010, Katherine Shonk, Happy Now?, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2010), →ISBN, page 178:
      He led her into a pack of people drinking glogg, steam rising from the glass mugs.
    • 2011, Steve Zingerman, The Beautiful Mistake, iUniverse (2011), →ISBN, page 52:
      Afterwards we went over to talk to her friend Edith Conover about getting a bottle of glogg for Christmas dinner.