kingdom come

kingdom come (uncountable)

  1. The next world; heaven or paradise
    • 1843, Alfred Crowquill, "The 'Plummy'", in Bentley's Miscellany, [!+dead+as+herrings+%E2%80%94+gone+to+kingdom+come+a+precious+long+time+ago.%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=L7hUT5D5Coro0QG3o6j7DQ&ved=0CDIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22Dead%20!%20dead%20as%20herrings%20%E2%80%94%20gone%20to%20kingdom%20come%20a%20precious%20long%20time%20ago.%22&f=false page 626]
      Dead ! dead as herrings — gone to kingdom come a precious long time ago.
  • Russian: тот свет

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