Origin of kick-up
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Whether or no to tell her of the 'kick-up at Joyfields' exercised his mind.
The heavier the charge and lighter the arm the greater the flip or kick-up.The Modern American Pistol and Revolver
A. C. Gould
I've been having quite a kick-up with my sisters about it lately.The Lee Shore
Perhaps, if you would confess, you are as fond of a kick-up on your way home as anybody.In Luck at Last
For the first two days of this new 'kick-up,' that 'fellow Freeland's' family undoubtedly tasted the sweets of successful mutiny.