hair of the dog


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hair of the dog

An alcoholic drink taken in the hope of countering the effects of a recent overindulgence in alcohol.
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Noun1.hair of the dog - an alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover
drink - a single serving of a beverage; "I asked for a hot drink"; "likes a drink before dinner"
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References in classic literature ?
A hair of the dog that bit him," he would say as he poured out the beer, carefully so that the foam should not make him wait too long to drink.
the Mufti of Moosh; the hair of the dog that bit Noah, etc.
com/us/words/what-is-the-origin-of-the-phrase-hair-of-the-dog) sources  also claim the phrase comes from an old method of treating rabies - taking the hair of the dog that bit you and either placing it directly on the wound or drinking it in a brew.
The hair of the dog FALSE - "Drinking alcohol the morning after just postpones the inevitable, and your eventual hangover is likely to be even worse," warned Dr Jarvis.
You can speed recovery by taking in more fluids, but hair of the dog only works if it relieves alcohol withdrawal symptoms, which suggests you are becoming addicted.
The salon - called Hair of the Dog - is run by Maxine Wilson, who doubles as barmaid a couple of nights a week.
1 dog one's footsteps 2 put on the dog (wear fur) 3 doggone 4 dog's breakfast 5 play dog in the manger 6 dogsbody 7 dog eared 8 nose around 9 go to the dogs 10 doggy fashion/style 11 dog Latin 12 dogfight 13 lazy person 14 dog collar 15 dogs 16 a hair of the dog that bit one 17 the dog before his master 18 dog end 19 pup tent 20 dog watch 21 dog soldier 22 dog tag 23 doggy work 24 dog leg 25 influenza 26 in the doghouse 27 dog hole 28 (Al Capp's) Dogpatch 29 dog water 30 dog's dick 31 dog's vomit 32 let the dog see the rabbit 33 puppy love 34 bitchy 35 drunk as a fiddler's bitch
Yeah; Hair of the Dog, and a lot of early ZZ Top who were definitely a major influence who just opened up the doors of perception.
You've heard of "the hair of the dog that bit you" to treat the other kind of morning after pain.
The product is brewed and marketed by the Hair of the Dog Brewing Co.
Taking some of the hair of the dog that bit you mab prove sound advice when it comes to skin cancer.
So if you're a hair of the dog type of person, be sure to pair it with some of the other cures on this list to make sure you're increasing hydration at the same time.