DRINKING TOAST – INTERJECTIONS
– a drinking toast BUNG-HO!; BUNGO! 1925
– a drinking toast CHEERIO! 1919 Brit.
– a drinking toast CHIN CHIN! 1909
– a drinking toast HERE’S HOW! 1896
– a drinking toast HERE’S MUD IN YOUR EYE! 1927
– a drinking toast IN YOU GO, SAYS BOB MUNRO! 1999 NZ sl.
– a drinking toast; an encouragement to drink or eat BACK OF THE NET! 1980s sl.
– a drinking toast; cheers! bottoms up! OKOLE MALUNA! 1938 Hawaii Amer. dial.
– a drinking toast (daylight is the space left in a glass between the top of the liquor and the rim; such a space is not allowed when drinking bumpers) NO DAYLIGHT! L18 sl.
– a drinking toast; ‘here’s to your health’ HOW! Amer. World War I sl.
– an exclamation used in drinking TOPE! 1651 obs.
– a toast or salutation before drinking CHEERO! 1919 rare
– a toast or salutation before drinking CHEERS! 1930
DRINKING TOAST – NOUNS
– a cupful drunk ‘all out’, a full draught of liquor, a full bumper to one’s health, a toast CAROUSE 1594 obs.
– a cup or glass of alcoholic drink filled to the brim for a toast BUMPER 1670
– a health in drinking; a toast SKOAL 1600
– an honour paid to a person by drinking his health and then inverting the glasses UMBRELLAS 1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– the drinking of healths; a toast SCOLL; SKOLE 1629 Sc.
– the drinking of healths; toasting HEALTHING 1611 obs.
DRINKING TOAST – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who is addicted to drinking healths HEALTHIST 1640 nonce word obs.
DRINKING TOAST – VERBS
– to cheer a man after drinking his health MARL A MAN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to drink a health or healths HEALTH IT 1633 obs.
– to drink a health to HAIL c1275 obs. rare
– to drink a toast to SAVE A LADY 1792 Sc.
– to drink health to CAROUSE 1583
– to drink healths SKOAL a1598 Sc. obs.
– to drink the health of RESPECT 1766 Sc.
– to drink to the health of, to toast SCOLL 1599 Sc.