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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kick  \Kick\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Kicred};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Kicking}.]  [W.  cicio,  fr  cic  foot.] 
  To  strike,  thrust,  or  hit  violently  with  the  foot;  as  a 
  horse  kicks  a  groom;  a  man  kicks  a  dog. 
 
  He  [Frederick  the  Great]  kicked  the  shins  of  his 
  judges.  --Macaulay. 
 
  {To  kick  the  beam},  to  fit  up  and  strike  the  beam;  --  said  of 
  the  lighter  arm  of  a  loaded  balance;  hence  to  be  found 
  wanting  in  weight.  --Milton. 
 
  {To  kick  the  bucket},  to  lose  one's  life;  to  die.  [Colloq.  & 
  Low] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kicking 
  n  1:  a  rhythmic  thrusting  movement  of  the  legs  as  in  swimming  or 
  calisthenics;  "the  kick  must  be  synchronized  with  the 
  arm  movements"  [syn:  {kick}] 
  2:  the  act  of  delivering  a  blow  with  the  foot;  "he  gave  the 
  ball  a  powerful  kick"  [syn:  {kick},  {boot}] 




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