(n.) A handle; especially, the handle of a sword, dagger, or the like.
(1) The claw of a hammer was placed beneath the hilt of the knife for additional leverage, and the weapon was thereupon successfully removed.
(2) The magnificent bronze Beaune Dirk is a princely dagger, but could not have been intended for practical use: the blade was never sharpened, nor the end drilled to attach a wooden hilt.
(3) Analyse what we do best and invest in our talents to the hilt.
(4) This man’s “private life” is subsidised to the hilt by the taxpayer, and that is what really sticks in the craw.
(5) Since launching the war on terror, the US and its allies have attacked and occupied Afghanistan and Iraq; bombed Libya; killed thousands in drone attacks in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia; imposed devastating sanctions; backed Israel's occupation and dispossession of the Palestinians to the hilt; carried out large-scale torture, kidnapping and internment without trial; maintained multiple bases to protect client dictatorships throughout the region; and now threaten Iran with another act of illegal war.
(6) But instead the US, Britain and other European powers finance, arm and back to the hilt Israel's occupation, including the siege of Gaza – precisely to prevent Palestinians obtaining the arms that would allow them to protect themselves against Israeli military might.
(7) There are some that are mortgaged up to the hilt, and that’s dangerous stuff.
(8) Canada does not mind other jurisdictions taxing their banks to the hilt, but it has no desire to impose a levy on its own banks, which after all, did not need bailing out.
(9) But Thatcher would have backed Hammond to the hilt.
(10) "And all of them, every single one of them, are prepared to go to the hilt in order to isolate Russia with respect to this invasion," Kerry said.
(11) In stark contrast to her approach to domestic affairs, Thatcher scrupulously deferred to her military commanders and supported their decisions to the hilt.
(12) Employment law has become ridiculously opaque and employers take full advantage of that and arrive lawyered up to the hilt.
(13) That makes it an enticing prospect for Glazer-style financing - mortgage a rock-solid asset up to the hilt in order to crank up the potential returns.
(14) He pledged anew that Nato partners including those that border Ukraine or Russia would be defended to the hilt if their sovereignty is threatened.
(15) Yet one in six households are currently mortgaged to the hilt, servicing home loans that are at least four times the size of their annual salary, in further evidence of the intense vulnerability of many homeowners to rate hikes.
(16) The latter was praised to the hilt for display against Uruguay, with his Colombia coach, José Pékerman, saying Rodríguez has “every attribute of a top-notch player at a world level” and that he “never had any doubts that this was going to be his World Cup”.
(17) Three guilty of Hatton Garden heist as Kenneth Noye link revealed Read more The other, Brian Reader, aimed a kick at the man: John Fordham, a specialist police surveillance officer, who had been stabbed five times in the front and five times in the back, with such force that a knife was plunged into his body up to its hilt.
(18) Bayern Munich 3-0 Barcelona (Robben 73) I've defended those blokes with the wands behind the goal to the hilt, but I'm not going to attempt it here.
(19) We have to fight for every penny we get, but then we spend it to the hilt on the pupils.
(20) He added that G8 nations and some other countries are “prepared to go to the hilt to isolate Russia” with a “broad array of options” available.
(n.) A sword or sword blade made at Toledo in Spain, which city was famous in the 16th and 17th centuries for the excellence of its weapons.
(1) A prospective randomized study was undertaken to compare compliance efficacy and cost of the elastic nylon pressure garment (Jobst Institute, Inc., Toledo, Ohio) with the cotton elastic pressure garment (Tubigrip, SePro Healthcare Inc., Montgomeryville, Penn.).
(2) On Friday websites reported that when news of the 2005 recording broke, Trump running mate Mike Pence – who was eating a chili dog with his daughter at a campaign stop in Toledo, Ohio – abruptly dropped the pool of reporters who were following him, thereby avoiding any questions on the matter.
(3) Seven consecutive patients with total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage were operated at the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo and long-term follow-up is reported on their rhythm status.
(4) Naturally seropositive volunteers also developed clinical and laboratory evidence of infection after challenge with 1,000 pfu of Toledo but resisted 10 or 100 pfu.
(5) The incidence of autonomic dysreflexia crisis is observed in 178 patients suffering cervical spinal cord lesions of the Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos, Toledo.
(6) Corporal Francisco Javier Soria Toledo, 36, from Málaga, died on Wednesday after being wounded during an exchange of fire between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters .
(7) Although the spatial pattern of the elderly in Toledo, Ohio, is dissimilar from that of the nonelderly, they are widely distributed throughout the city.
(8) After 170 years, his rehabilitation is complete, and for Toledo his elongated figures and pungent colours are now an object of civic pride, as Gaudí is for Barcelona.
(9) Toledo officials issued the warning early on Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed two sample readings for microcystin above the standard for consumption, possibly because of algae on Lake Erie, the shallowest of the five Great Lakes.
(10) My trucks are a couple of years old and I'm going to have them for the next 10 years, probably," he told the Toledo Base newspaper.
(11) The Medical Social Service in the 'Centro Nacional de Rehabilitación de Parapléjicos' of Toledo is briefly explained.
(12) The prevalence of several neurological diseases has been estimated in eighteen-year-old males living in the central provinces of the Iberian Peninsula (Avila, Badajoz, Caceres, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Guadalajara, Madrid, Toledo and Segovia).
(13) A lower rate of accidents at work was observed in Toledo than in the rest of Spain (47.68 per 1,000 workers as against 66.44 per 1,000; chi 2 = 806.45).
(14) Perched dramatically on a rocky mountain, the small city of Toledo overlooks a bend in the Tagus river.
(15) However Toledo showed higher mortality (0.35% as against 0.20%; chi 2 = 40.71) and a higher percentage of time off work (81.56% as against 68.77%; chi 2 = 483.93).
(16) Two thirds of the investigated patients (207) were autochthonous of Pedro de Toledo.
(17) This work was undertaken in the municipality of Pedro de Toledo (São Paulo State, Brazil) in 1987, to clarify aspects related to the transmission levels of Schistosoma mansoni in a human population where the snail host is Biomphalaria tenagophila.
(18) To evaluate the quality of the care provided for low-level urinary infections in the Toledo Health Area.
(19) Soon, there will be new cars on the streets of Seoul imported from Detroit, and Toledo, and Chicago.
(20) We were 14 when he took me to the 1983 St Francis de Sales homecoming dance in Toledo, Ohio.