in drinking bumpers, means that the wine-glass is not full to
the brim; between the wine and the rim of the wine-glass light may be
seen. Toast-masters used to cry out, “Gentlemen, no daylights nor
heeltaps”—the heeltap being a little wine left at the bottom of the
glass. The glass must be filled to the brim, and every drop of it must
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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