hair of the dog

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an alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover

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A THE phrase is part of the longer expression 'the hair of the dog that bit you' and dates back to the medieval belief that the burnt hair of the dog that bit you could be used as a antidote against the effect of the bite.
Taking some of the hair of the dog that bit you mab prove sound advice when it comes to skin cancer.
THE Dutch courage didn't work, you're talking mumbo jumbo and even a hair of the dog that bit you has left you cheesed off .
STEMS from the Medieval belief that that if you were bitten by a mad dog, a hair of the dog that bit you, laid across the wound, would heal it.
Simmering Smothie -- this creation not only calms the queasiness but it also has a little kick that includes "the hair of the dog that bit you.