one for the road

Definition of one for the road

  1. —used to refer to an alcoholic beverage that a person drinks just before leaving a place I'll just have one (more) for the road.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  roadstead

    :  an open way for vehicles, persons, and animals

    :  one lying outside of an urban district :  highway

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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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