"hair of the dog" Definition

  1. a “modest quencher,” taken the morning following a debauch. Originally a “HAIR OF THE DOG that bit you.” This is very old, and seems to show that homœopathy is by no means new, so far as topers, at all events, are concerned.

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Position in the dictionary: 1571 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: half jack., half-a-bean, half-a-bull, half-a-couter, half-a-hog, half-a-stretch, half-a-tusheroon, half-and-half, half-baked, half-foolish
Previous words in the dictionary: haddock, hackslaver, hackle, gyp, guzzle, guy, guttle, gutter lane, gutter blood, gut scraper

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