Dutch courage


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Dutch courage

1. false courage gained from drinking alcohol
2. alcoholic drink
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Cleckheaton Fire Station Dutch Courage challenge with Mat Wood (back row, third |from right, turquoise T-shirt)
This Dutch courage comes in the form of spirit and bottle.
Whilst many women claim they only drink before sex because it is part of the dating process, a large percentage will actually refuse to get between the sheets without a bit of Dutch courage.
D-DAY veterans are being offered a free bottle of Dutch courage by a local landlord to celebrate their part in Hitler's downfall.
DIG out those flares - and pay 13p for the pint of Dutch courage you'll need to wear them - because it's 1973 all over again.
In the same week three underage drinkers, fuelled by Dutch courage, were jailed for kicking a young father to death, as the spectre of cheap supermarket booze reared its ugly head again.
We had no need to wander, our husbands were so knackered after a day's manual work they were not forever spraying and powdering themselves with a final squirt to give them Dutch courage with what they thought was delectable perfume.
Warwickshire will be hoping Chris Tonks and Jill Pittard can rediscover their Dutch courage to help fire their bid to regain the County Championship title.
The French Foreign Legion has grown even more at St James' Park, although Daryl Janmaat and Siem de Jong should add some extra Dutch courage to their new-look side.
DUTCH COURAGE Holland enjoy their amazing win which saw them qualify
I expect the Bees to continue to showing Dutch courage and so we are happy to be top end Chesterfield.
When I was single she led me to believe people were more attractive than they truly were, she is known to give false hope and dutch courage.