The point is, at least he is willing to stand for something, come heck or high water.
She envisioned a New England farmhouse from 1904 complete with a 14-foot high water wheel cut from hand-felled white oak.
I believe we're witnessing the high water mark for "People should be able to do whatever they want, and it's none of my business."
The high water mark of his stated quest to rehab our reputation occurred in Cairo, in a speech titled “A New Beginning.”
Come hell, high water, or both, in shelters and at home, New Yorkers are ready.
Very recently several of the New England States have suffered somewhat similarly from heavy rainfall and high water.
This high water,” said Gordon, “has kept you back considerably.
Near New Zealand is a rocky arch through which the waves of the sea pass at high water.
high water floods all of them, and the infection goes with the tide.
We did not dare to start down the river until the first of June, on account of the high water.
(also high water pants or high waders or flood pants) Trousers that are shorter than current fashion dictates, esp that end above the ankles: Look at his high waters!
[fr the notion that the trousers have been chosen or rolled up for walking through high water]