up to the hilt

See: TO THE HILT.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • The Hub — Hub Hub (h[u^]b), n. [See 1st {Hob}.] 1. The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave. See Illust. of {Axle box}. [1913 Webster] 2. The hilt of a weapon. Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 3. A rough protuberance or projecting obstruction;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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