10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KICK ONE'S HEELS»
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> mimm^T i > to kick one's heels ft KICK to kick up one's heels H. KICK to lay/ clap
by the heels Ittt i Kg I ±HSP IK (This thief was (aid fry f/ie Aee/s in Africa.
Heinemann English Dictionary
2 to submit to authority, cool one's heels, kick one's heels to wait or be kept
waiting, dig one's heels in to maintain one's position obstinately. down at heel
shabby or untidy. hard on the heels of very close behind. kick up one's heels to
Chambers concise dictionary
at, on or upon someone's heels following closely behind them, cool or kick one's
heels to be kept waiting indefinitely, dig one's heels in to behave stubbornly,
down at heel untidy; in poor condition or circumstances, kick up one's heels to
The Modern Anglo-Bengali Dictionary: In 6 Volumes
1*6K; »|itR« i To kick one's heels— To stand waiting ; wre1?51 ICIf1. ^nl i To kick
up the heels— To die ; J(gl, *(% i To lay or clap by the heels — To imprison ; to
put under arrest ; to prostrate ; *«li To show a clean or light pair of heels, To take
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
See cool (one's) heels; kick (one's) heels; lift (one's) heels; bless the world with (
one's) heels. Heffer, the. 'A desk diary published by W. Heffer 81 Sons [the
famous booksellers]' (D.F. Wharton, 1965): University of Cambridge: since ca.
The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang
kick on one's side, have the . To have the luck: sporting coll (–1887); slightly ob.
kick one's heels . See COOL ONE'S HEELS. 2. See KICK UP ONE'S HEELS. kick
out , v.i. To die: 1898 (O.E.D.). Prob. ex U.S. cf. kick the BUCKET. kick out, get or ...
A Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs & Proverbial ...
1981. New York: IPL, 1987. 1990 "I was put in the supply depot cooling my heels.
" (p. 199) 1990 "she was cooling her heels." (p. 261) Larsen, Gaylord. Dorothy
and Agatha. 1990. New York: Onyx Books, 1992. To kick one's heels (ODEP 424;
George B. Bryan, Wolfgang Mieder, 2005
Early American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases
H179 To kick one's Heels 1776 Lee Papers 2.260: They will no longer remain
kicking their heels at New York. NED Heel sb.1 17; Oxford 422. H1 80 To kick up
one's Heels 1817 Wirt Letters 2.11: The inpression that you were absent from ...
Bartlett Jere Whiting, 1977
Kick one's heels Be idle He had to kick his heels for nearly an hour when he went
to that firm for an interview. Kick up one's heels Make lively jumps; enjoy oneself
After a tiresome term of three months, the children were quite happy to kick up ...
Prof. V.N. Sadasiva Rau, Sura College of Competition, 2004
The Chambers Dictionary
... to obey or follow like a dog: to submit to authority; cool or kick one's heels to be
kepi waiting for some time: dig in one's heels to behave stubbornly: down at heel
having the heels of one's shoes trodden down: slovenly; in poor circumstances; ...