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wet the baby's head (third-person singular simple present wets the baby's head, present participle wet the baby's head, simple past and past participle wet the baby's head)

  1. To celebrate the birth of a baby by drinking alcohol.
    • 2011, Sheila Kitzinger, Rediscovering Birth:
      He goes off to the pub with his mates to drink the time away, and after a phone call to the hospital that tells him he is now a father he 'wets the baby's head' with yet more alcohol.