"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.
Dedicated to some religious purpose; having a divine character; inspiring solemn thoughts or emotions; as, the Dalai Lama of Thibet; the Moogum of M'bwango; the temple of Apes in Ceylon; the Cow in India; the Crocodile, the Cat and the Onion of ancient Egypt; the Mufti of Moosh; the hair of the dog that bit
If you need a quick, short-term fix for your hangover, the age-old "hair of the dog that bit
you" trick is one that works, according to (https://www.webmd.com/balance/features/hangover-helpers) WebMD .
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.co.uk).
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
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
Taking some of the hair of the dog that bit
you mab prove sound advice when it comes to skin cancer.
Some (http://www.oxforddictionaries.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 magazine says that the "hair of the dog that bit
you" may make you feel better for a little while but it is only postponing the inevitable.