brewer’s horse n.
a drunkard; a state of drunkeness.
|Henry IV Pt 1 III iii: I am brewer’s horse [...] Company, villainous company hath been the spoil of me.|
|Mercurius Fumigosus 21 18–25 Oct. 181: A sad Musician being lately bitt by a Brewers Dogge [...] found his Head heavier than his whole Body, and so pitched quite over.|
|‘The Good Fellows Song’ in Westminster Drolleries (1875) 108: As we went wandring all the night, The Brewers Dog our brains did bite.|
|London Standard 22 Feb. 3/5: How many of you have been bitten by the brewer’s dog like myself?|