On high
High High, n. 1. An elevated place; a superior region; a height; the sky; heaven. [1913 Webster]

2. People of rank or high station; as, high and low. [1913 Webster]

3. (Card Playing) The highest card dealt or drawn. [1913 Webster]

{High, low, jack, and the game}, a game at cards; -- also called {all fours}, {old sledge}, and {seven up}.

{In high and low}, utterly; completely; in every respect. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

{On high}, aloft; above. [1913 Webster]

The dayspring from on high hath visited us. --Luke i. 78.

{The Most High}, the Supreme Being; God. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • on high cotton — See: ON TOP OF THE WORLD also SITTING ON HIGH COTTON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on high cotton — See: ON TOP OF THE WORLD also SITTING ON HIGH COTTON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Infinity on High — Infinity on High …   Wikipedia

  • Robbers on High Street — Infobox Musical artist Name = Robbers on High Street Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = New York, New York, United States Genre = Indie rock Years active = 2002 present Label = New Line Associated acts …   Wikipedia

  • Angels We Have Heard on High — is a Christmas carol. The words of the song are based on a traditional French carol known as Les Anges dans nos Campagnes (literally, The Angels in our Countryside ). Its most common English version was translated in 1862 by James Chadwick.It is… …   Wikipedia

  • Fire On High — Song infobox Name = Fire On High Artist = Electric Light Orchestra Album = Face the Music Released = July 1975 September 2006 (remastered) track no = 1 Recorded = 1975 Genre = Symphonic rock Length = 5:43 Writer = Jeff Lynne Label = United… …   Wikipedia

  • Infinity on High — Infinity on High …   Википедия

  • Infinity on High — Álbum de estudio de Fall Out Boy Publicación 5 de febrero de 2007 Grabación Julio Octubre de 2006 en Burbank, California Género(s) Pop Punk …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ding Dong Merrily on High — is a Christmas carol. The tune first appeared as a secular dance tune known as le branle de l Official in Orchésographie, a dance book written by Jehan Tabourot (1519–1593). The lyrics are from English composer George Ratcliffe Woodward… …   Wikipedia

  • Jerusalem On High — is a Hymn written by minister Samuel Crossman and music composed by Charles Steggall. Jerusalem on high, my song that city is, My home whene’er I die, the center of my bliss; O happy place! When shall I be, My God, with Thee, to see Thy face?… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”