"breaky-leg" Definition

  1. strong drink; “he’s been to Bungay fair, and broke both his legs,” _i.e._, got drunk. In the ancient Egyptian language the determinative character in the hieroglyphic verb “to be drank,” has the significant form of the leg of a man being amputated. “Tangle Leg” is the name given to New England rum. [Illustration]

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Position in the dictionary: 344 of 4022 slang words.
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