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high heaven

Slang definitions & phrases for high heaven

high heaven

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stink to high heaven, to hell

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • For earthly deities made strife, and blood ran, and fearful sounds of war arose, even to high heaven.

    Japanese Fairy Tales Grace James
  • The moon, too, is in high heaven, almost a three-quarter disk.

  • To Arthur and Alice, their new-found brother, strong and loving, was as an angel from high heaven.

    There and Back George MacDonald
  • So, often, for that matter—and to high heaven—do the clever ones!

    The Book of Susan Lee Wilson Dodd
  • The pillars rested on the nethermost rock-bottom, and the cross-beams rose to the Plain of high heaven.

    Old-World Japan Frank Rinder
  • Honourably, said his father, as it befits a Prince of high heaven.

    Japanese Fairy Tales Grace James
  • He had all the finest crop the trees had yielded—but he had yet to reckon with high heaven.

    With Edged Tools Henry Seton Merriman

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