bottleache

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bottleache

Ill health caused by a hangover or alcohol withdrawal. If he just stops drinking all of a sudden, without medical supervision, he's liable to suffer from bottleache. I woke up with the worst bottleache of my life.

bottleache

(ˈbɑdlæek)
n. a hangover; the delirium tremens. I got a touch of the bottleache this morning.
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The ancient Egyptians recognised the condition which until the early 1900s was known as bottle-ache or blue-devils.