one for the road

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*one for the road

a drink; a drink before a journey or before leaving a bar. (*Typically: down ~; drink ~; have ~; take ~.) Let's have one for the road. Don't down one for the road if you are going to be the driver.
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one for the road

if you have one for the road, you have a drink, usually an alcoholic drink, before you start a journey Come on, there's just time for one for the road.
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one for the road

A final drink before leaving, as in Won't you have just one for the road? This term always alludes to an alcoholic drink and a practice that, if the person is going to drive away, is not only frowned on but in many places illegal. [First half of 1900s]
See also: one, road

one for the road

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n. a drink; a drink before a journey. Let’s have one for the road.
See also: one, road