GET or BE DRUNK &c. adj.; see double; take a -drop, - glass- too much; drink, tipple, tope [colloq.], booze or bouse [colloq.], guzzle, swill [slang], soak [slang], sot [rare], bum [slang, U. S.], besot, have a jag on [slang], lush [slang], bib [obs. or dial.], swig [dial. or colloq.], carouse; sacrifice at the shrine of Bacchus; take to drinking; drink -hard, - deep, - like a fish; have ones swill [slang], drain the cup, splice the main brace [slang], take a hair of the dog that bit you.
liquor, liquor up [both slang], wet ones -whistle, - clay, - swallow [colloq. or humorous]; wet the red lane [humorous]; raise the elbow, raise the little finger, hit the booze [slang], take a whet; crack a -, pass the- bottle; toss off &c. (drink up) [See Food]; go to the -alehouse, - public house, - saloon.
make one drunk &c. adj.; inebriate, fuddle [colloq.], befuddle, fuzzle [obs.], get into ones head.
SELL ILLICITLY, bootleg [slang, U. S.].
DRUNK, tipsy, intoxicated, bibacious, inebrious, inebriate, inebriated; in ones cups; in a state of intoxication &c. n.; temulent, temulentive [both rare]; fuddled [colloq.], mellow, cut [slang], boozy or bousy [colloq.], full [vulgar], fou [Scot.], lit up ]slang], glorious [humorous], fresh [slang], merry, elevated; flush, flushed, flustered, disguised [archaic], groggy [colloq.], beery; top-heavy; pot-valiant, potulent [obs.], squiffy [slang]; overcome, overtaken [obs.], whittled [obs.]; screwed, tight, primed, corned, raddled, sewed up, lushy [all slang], muzzy [colloq.], nappy [rare], muddled, obfuscated, maudlin; crapulous, blind drunk, dead drunk.1 inter pocula [L.], in liquor, the worse for liquor; having had a drop too much, half-seas over [slang], three sheets in the wind [sailors slang], under the table. drunk as -a piper, - a fiddler, - a lord, - Chloe, - an owl, - Davids sow, - a wheelbarrow [all colloq.].
DRUNKEN, bibacious, sottish; given -, addicted- to -drink, - the bottle; toping &c. v.; primed, - on the hip; heeled [slang].
Nunc est bibendum.
Bacchus ever fair and young.Dryden
Drink down all unkindness.Merry Wives
O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!Othello
Fetch me a quart of sack; put a toast in t.Merry Wives
From Sabine jar bring forth the sparkling wine.Horace
Drain we the cup. Friend, art afraid?Thackeray
What man dare, I dare!Macbeth
So glozd the tempter!Milton
Stands Scotland where it did?Macbeth
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more!Henry V
His devious course uncertain, seeking home.Cowper