Over Edom will I cast my Shoe

(Psalm lx. 8; cviii. 9). Will I march. “Over Edom will I cast my shoe, over Philistia will I triumph.”

“Every member of the Travellers' Club who could pretend to have cast his shoe over Edom, was constituted a lawful critic.” —Sir W. Scott: The Talisman (Introduction).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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