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How do you spell keel over?
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Besides, what is the meaning of keel over?
(intransitive, nautical, also figuratively) Of a vessel: to roll so far on its side that it cannot recover; to capsize or turn turtle. (intransitive, idiomatic) To collapse in a faint; to black out, to swoon. We should all go inside before somebody keels over from the heat. (intransitive, idiomatic) To die.
Likewise, what does it mean to double over? Verb. 1. double over - bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently"
Consequently, where does the term keel over come from?
keel (v.1) of a ship, "turn keel-up" (intransitive), 1828, from keel (n.). To keel over is to "capsize" (1829), hence generally "tumble, fall" (1833), from the nautical image of a ship turning keel-up, an extended sense first in sporting, in reference to shot game.
What is the meaning of pop in?
Verb. 1. pop in - enter briefly; "He popped in for two minutes" come in, enter, get in, go in, go into, move into, get into - to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"