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KICK, verb transitive To strike with the foot; as, a horse kicks a servant; a man kicks a dog.

KICK, verb intransitive To practice striking with the foot or feet; as a horse accustomed to kick

1. To thrust out the foot or feet with violence, either in wantonness, resistance, anger or contempt; to manifest opposition.

Wherefore kick ye at my sacrifice? 1 Samuel 2:29.

Jeshurun waxed fat and kicked. Deuteronomy 32:15.

It is hard for thee to kick against the goads. Acts 9:5.

KICK, noun A blow with the foot or feet; a striking or thrust of the foot.