tiger('s) sweat

tiger('s) sweat

slang Used in reference to various hard liquors, especially gin, whiskey, or brandy. The little nipper's got a cold? Put a few drops of tiger sweat in his bottle and he'll have it beat in no time. Let's bring a couple bottles of tiger's sweat with us to drink around the campfire at night.
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tiger sweat

and tiger juice and tiger(‘s) milk
n. bad liquor; strong liquor; any beer or liquor. (Older.) This tiger milk would kill a tiger of any age or disposition. Give me some of that tiger juice, will ya?
See also: sweat, tiger
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