From head to toe



Also, from head to heels or foot; from tip or top to toe. Over the entire body, in its entirety. For example, He was dressed in black from head to toe, or She ached all over, from tip to toe. These expressions date from ancient times. The alliterative head to heels originated about 1400, and Shakespeare had “from top to toe” in Hamlet (1:2).

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