hair of the dog that bit

hair of the dog that bit (one)

Fig. a drink of liquor taken when one has a hangover; a drink of liquor taken when one is recovering from drinking too much liquor. (Often the same type of liquor as one got drunk on.) Oh, I'm miserable. I need some of the hair of the dog that bit me. That's some hangover you've got there, Bob. Here, drink this. It's some of the hair of the dog that bit you.
See also: bit, dog, hair, of, that
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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 that bit you will make you feel better FALSE: "Having a quick drink the morning after will only ease the alcohol withdrawal and delay the hangover,explains Professor Paul Wallace, chief medical adviser for Drinkaware (drinkaware.
If you were bitten by a rabid dog back then, doctors would dress the wound with the burnt hair of the dog that bit you as a cure.
Those who routinely revelled in the hair of the dog that bit them drank 2 to 3 times more alcohol than other adults in the study, and they had significantly higher rates of alcohol dependency.
A THE phrase is part of the longer expression 'the hair of the dog that bit you' and dates back to the medieval belief that the burnt hair of the dog that bit you could be used as a antidote against the effect of the bite.
A 400 years ago they thought 'a hair of the dog that bit you' would actually cure the bite.
This image contrast is repeatedly reinforced by a continuous parade of CFR-sponsored economists, forecasters, business leaders, brain trusts, and Republican leaders with impressive-sounding "research" that seems to show that what we need is more hair of the dog that bit us.
The hair of the dog that bit you' could mean much more than just alleviating the effects of a heavy night out.
You've heard of "the hair of the dog that bit you" to treat the other kind of morning after pain.
I didn't like to suggest it was the hair of the dog that bit him.
Taking some of the hair of the dog that bit you mab prove sound advice when it comes to skin cancer.
He said: "He was grumpy, not as sharp as usual and badly in need of the hair of the dog that bit him.
THE Dutch courage didn't work, you're talking mumbo jumbo and even a hair of the dog that bit you has left you cheesed off .