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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Drunk
 
  As drunk as a beggar.
            —Anonymous
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  Drunk as a boiled owl.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Drunk as a bunghole.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Drunk as a piper.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Drunk as a tinker.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Drunk as a top.
            —Anonymous
  6
  Drunk as David’s saw.
            —Anonymous
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  Drunk as blazes.
            —Anonymous
  8
  As drunk as three in a bed.
            —Anonymous
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  Dronken … as a rat.
            —Andrew Borde (Boke of Knowledge, 1542)
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  Drunk as a lord.
            —George Colman, the Younger
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  Drunk as a porter.
            —Nathaniel Field
  12
  Drougen [drunk] as an ape.
            —John Grange
  13
  Drunk as fish.
            —Ben Jonson
  14
  Drunk as Davy’s sow on a frosty night.
            —Rudyard Kipling
  15
  Drunk like Lot.
            —Andrew Marvell
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  Drunk as a fiddler.
            —The Puritan
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  Drunk as a wheel-barrow.
            —Samuel Wesley
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  Drunk as a beast.
            —John Greenleaf Whittier
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  Drunk as a drum.
            —Women’s Petition Against Coffee
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