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wet the baby's head

To celebrate a child's birth by having an alcoholic beverage. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. A toast to my new nephew! Let's wet the baby's head.
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wet the baby's head

INFORMAL
If you wet the baby's head, you have an alcoholic drink to celebrate the birth of a baby. I had a few drinks on Sunday to wet the baby's head.
See also: head, wet

wet the baby's head

celebrate a baby's birth with a drink, usually an alcoholic one. British informal
See also: head, wet

wet the baby’s ˈhead

(informal) have a drink to celebrate the birth of a baby
See also: head, wet