That very night there was an alarm, and out we went to the front, half seas over!
They never have 'three sheets in the wind,' even when they do get 'half seas over.'
He noticed some of the men were half seas over and all were jolly.
The bully, half seas over, leaned forward and gripped his knife.
He's safe enough, I have fairly entered him, and he's more than half seas over already.
Last night I was half seas over, and tolerably happy; this morning, I am high and dry, and intolerably miserable.
It was only the Colonel, half seas over, who had his doubts, but the Colonel was notoriously psychic where women were concerned.
Sheridan, it has been told, delivered some of his most sparkling speeches when "half seas over."
I understand that Willoughby was half seas over at the Sneerwell dinner.
Years ago it was a general practice to take the customer out and get him half seas over before trying to sell him.