Bottle

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Bottle

A British slang term for either 2 pounds or 200 pounds. The term derives from "bottle of glue," which rhymes with two. It is an example of Cockney rhyming slang.
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ATTACK: Perdy; HELP: Jo rescues a billy goat from Andy; DISTRESSED: Carl hits the bottle and wakes up in France; SLAPPER: Kelly hits Scarlett
Having proposed to Claire, Rick (above) is desperate for an answer, but while she procrastinates, he hits the bottle.
The investigation weighs heavy on Gene's mind, and he hits the bottle.
In an explosive hour-long special, boozy Becky hits the bottle after learning that her ex has proposed to his ex-wife.