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Neck and Heels

I bundled him out neck and heels. There was a certain punishment formerly in vogue which consisted in bringing the chin and knees of the culprit forcibly together, and then thrusting the victim into a cage.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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