lift (one's) elbow

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lift (one's) elbow

To drink alcohol, either in general or in excess. After a hard day's work, there's nothing I like to do more than lift my elbow a few times at my local bar. You are so useless around the house. The only thing you know how to do around here is lift your elbow.
See also: elbow, lift
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lift your (or the) elbow

consume alcohol to excess.
See also: elbow, lift
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lift one’s elbow

See also: elbow, lift
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References in classic literature ?
"Bunny," said he, "I never did lift my elbow; it's the one vice I never had.
'I could not lift my elbow properly and it affected my serve and my forehand.