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Drink Deep

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Drink a deep draught. The allusion is to the peg tankards. Those who drank deep, drank to the lower pegs. (See Peg.)

Weʹll teach you to drink deep ere you depart.”—Shakespeare: Hamlet, i. 2.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Drawlatches
Drawn
Drawn Battle
Dreadnought
Dream Authorship
Dreamer
Dreng
Dress your Jacket (or hide)
Dresser
Drink
Drink Deep
Drinke and Welcome
Drink like a Fish (To)
Drinking Healths
Drinking Song
Drinking at Freeman’s Quay
Drive
Drive at (To)
Drive Off
Driveller
Drivelling Dotage