The British Idiom – Hair of the dog
Definition of Hair of the dog
Hair of the dog is a drink of alcohol when you wake up with a hangover from having drunk too much the night before. It’s usually a drink of the same type that got you the hangover in the first place.
Examples of Usage of Hair of the dog
I was so hung over that I had to have some hair of the dog. That’s quite a hangover you have there, Billy. You ought to get yourself a hair of the dog.
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