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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Neck and Heels.
 
I bundled him out neck and heels. There was a certain punishment formerly in vogue which consisted in bringing the chin and knees of the culprit forcibly together, and then thrusting the victim into a cage.   1
 


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