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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kick v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kicked p. pr. & vb. n. Kicking.]
 1. To strike, thrust, or hit violently with the foot; as, a horse kicks a groom; a man kicks a dog.
    He [Frederick the Great] kicked the shins of his judges.   --Macaulay.
 To kick the beam, to fit up and strike the beam; -- said of the lighter arm of a loaded balance; hence, to be found wanting in weight. --Milton.
 To kick the bucket, to lose one's life; to die. [Colloq. & Low]
 To kick oneself, to experience strong regret; as, he kicked himself for not investing in the stock market in 1995.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 kicking
      n 1: a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or
           calisthenics; "the kick must be synchronized with the
           arm movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake
           behind him" [syn: kick]
      2: the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the
         ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"
         [syn: kick, boot]