daylights


daylights

n. (colloq.)

insides

1) to beat, wallop the daylights out of smb.

wits

2) to scare the (living) daylights out of smb.

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wallop the daylights out of smb.
(colloq.) ['insides'] to beat
['wits'] to scare the (living) daylights out of smb.

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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