"He's got a piece of cheese and bread in's head."
— Ray [formerly Wray], John (1627-1705)
Proverbial Periphrases of one drunk.
He's disguised. He has got a piece of bread and cheese in's head. He has drunk more than he has bled. He has been i'th' Sun. He has a jagg or load. He has got a dish. He has got a cup too much. He is one and thirty. He is dag'd. He has cut his leg. He is afflicted. He is top-heavy. The malt is above the water. As drunk as a wheelbarrow. He makes indentures with his legs. He's well to live. He's about to cast up his reckoning or accompts. He has made an example. He is concerned. He is as drunk as David's sow. He has stollen a manchet out of the brewers basket. He's raddled. He is very weary. He drank till he gave up his half-penny, i.e. vomited.