drink (someone's or something's) health

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drink (someone's or something's) health

To drink in honor of someone or something; to toast someone or something. Let's drink our health!
See also: drink, health

drink somebody’s ˈhealth

wish somebody good health as you lift your glass, and then drink from it
See also: drink, health
References in classic literature ?
"Monsieur," said the young Duc d'Anjou, placing his hand, delicate and white as that of a woman, upon the arm of Athos, "tell that brave man, I beg you, that Monsieur, brother of the king, will to-morrow drink his health before five hundred of the best gentlemen of France." And, on finishing these words, the young man, perceiving that his enthusiasm had deranged one of his ruffles, set to work to put it to rights with the greatest care imaginable.
"He's a good fellow, anyway, if he is a teetotaler!" "Drink his health!" "Give him a rouser, and no heeltaps!"
He may not have been so lucky back in the clubhouse, though, because the format of the event meant that the lounge was packed with well over a 100 people eager to drink his health!
If Victor can tear himself away from "up north" and from fraternising with his new-found friends at BP and SJP, I'll be happy to drink his health.