Definitions for hair of the dog
hair of the dog(noun)
an alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover
hair of the dog(Noun)
An alcoholic drink taken the morning after to cure a hangover or withdrawal symptoms.
Origin: From “hair of the dog that bit you”, a folk remedy for rabies by placing hair from the dog that bites one into the wound.\ The use of the phrase as a metaphor for a hangover treatment dates at least to the 16 century.
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