drink (someone's) health

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drink (someone'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 ?
Trelawney, being a very open-handed gentleman, as we all know, has just asked me a word or two, and as I was able to tell him that every man on board had done his duty, alow and aloft, as I never ask to see it done better, why, he and I and the doctor are going below to the cabin to drink YOUR health and luck, and you'll have grog served out for you to drink OUR health and luck.
It will be much the same to your knowledge, miss, I should think," retorted Jerry, "whether they drink your health or the Old Un's.
If you will excuse me," he said, "I will drink your health at dinner-time.
Just drink your health with a few of these, and smile inwardly as you realise that expression actually means something.
JW: I will drink your health, along with that of the Royal family, during Ascot week.