hair of the dog


hair of the dog
Australian Slang
strong alcohol

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • Hair of the dog — is a colloquial English expression predominantly used to refer to ingestion of alcohol as treatment for a hangover. It is occasionally used with respect to dealing with the after effects of use of other recreational drugs. It is a shortened form… …   Wikipedia

  • Hair of the Dog — Studioalbum von Nazareth Veröffentlichung 1975 (UK) Label B C Mooncrest Format …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hair of the Dog — Студийный альбом Nazareth …   Википедия

  • Hair of the Dog — (album) Hair of the Dog Album par Nazareth Sortie Avril 1975 Enregistrement 1974 1975 Durée 40min 20s Genre(s) Hard rock, Heavy …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hair of the dog — ► hair of the dog informal an alcoholic drink taken to cure a hangover. [ORIGIN: from hair of the dog that bit you, formerly recommended as a remedy for the bite of a mad dog.] Main Entry: ↑hair …   English terms dictionary

  • hair of the dog — If someone has a hair of the dog, they have an alcoholic drink as a way of getting rid of a hangover, the unpleasant effects of having drunk too much alcohol the night before. It is commonly used as a way of excusing having a drink early on in… …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Hair of the Dog — This article is about the album. For other uses, see Hair of the dog (disambiguation). Hair of the Dog Studio album by Nazareth …   Wikipedia

  • Hair Of The Dog — Nazareth – Hair of the Dog Veröffentlichung 1975 (UK) Label B C Mooncrest Format(e) CD, LP Genre(s) Heavy Metal, Hard Rock Anzahl der Titel 7 (Plus 6 Bonus Songs auf CD) Laufzeit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hair of the dog — noun an alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover • Hypernyms: ↑drink * * * phrasal : a small amount of the cause of an ill used as a remedy for it; specifically : a drink of liquor the morning after a drinking bout I d fetched a bottle a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hair of the dog —    a morning drink of an intoxicant    Usually after too many the previous evening, the effects of which it is supposed to alleviate.    A shortened form of hair of the dog that bit you.    In America a horn of the ox (that gored you) means the… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • hair of the dog — informal an alcoholic drink taken to cure a hangover. [from hair of the dog that bit you, formerly recommended as an effective remedy for the bite of a mad dog.] → hair …   English new terms dictionary


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