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1FTR

An abbreviation for "one for the road," meaning one last drink before leaving a particular place (often a bar). 1FTR? Oh, how can I resist?

one for the road

One more drink, especially something alcoholic, before a journey or departure. I need to be heading home soon, but let's have 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

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]
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one for the road

a final drink, especially an alcoholic one, before leaving for home. informal
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one for the ˈroad

(spoken) a last alcoholic drink before you leave a party, etc: How about one for the road, Jim?
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1FTR

verb

one for the road

and 1FTR
n. a drink; a drink before a journey. Let’s have one for the road.
See also: one, road