grog fish

grog fish
the first cod of the season caught off Newfoundland or Labrador. This fish was split, gutted and the head left on was then placed in the hold of the schooner with the other fish. The crew member who took this unique fish from the hold later had to buy grogs or drinks for all the crew when they went to St. John\'s to sell the catch

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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