To drink a lot of beer, esp enough to get drunk: the mechanics, beering up with the guys and driving off to Detroit (1920s+)
Sam, wot was taking a drink, got some beer up ‘is nose with surprise.
Sailor’s Knots (Entire Collection) W.W. Jacobs
All sorts of drinks, from beer up to champagne, are offered.
The Art of Entertaining M. E. W. Sherwood
And, to make it less trying, the drinkers adopt the Socratic maxim of “small cups and many,” by frothing the beer up incredibly.
Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff
Instead of this he brought a couple of bottles of beer up to the rooms and shared it with Trina.
McTeague Frank Norris
- Beer’s operation
beer’s operation Beer’s operation (bārz) n. A flap amputation for treatment of a cataract.
beer-elim well of heroes, probably the name given to Beer, the place where the chiefs of Israel dug a well (Num. 21:16; Isa. 15:8).
beer-lahai-roi i.e., “the well of him that liveth and seeth me,” or, as some render it, “the well of the vision of life”, the well where the Lord met with Hagar (Gen. 16:7-14). Isaac dwelt beside this well (24:62; 25:11). It has been identified with ‘Ain Muweileh, or Moilahhi, south-west of Beersheba, and about 12 […]
Sir Max, 1872–1956, English essayist, critic, and caricaturist. Historical Examples But Mr. Beerbohm deserves more than any artist of our time the epithet “economical.” The London Mercury, Vol. I, Nos. 1-6, November 1919 to April 1920 Various Mr. Beerbohm Tree also is deserving of very high praise for his Paris. Reviews Oscar Wilde It is […]