here's mud in your eye!

here's mud in your eye

A convivial toast to one's drinking companions. The phrase is meant to be ironic. I'd like to propose a toast. To all my best friends, who all came here tonight to see me off. Here's mud in your eye!
See also: eye, mud

here's mud in your eye!

used to express friendly feelings towards your companions before drinking. British informal
See also: mud
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