To drink the health of

Related to To drink the health of: health food
to drink while expressing good wishes for the health or welfare of.

See also: Drink

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
But at the moment Mousqueton came to announce that the horses were ready, and they were arising from table, the stranger proposed to Porthos to drink the health of the cardinal.