verb (used with object)
to rout, as from a place: to roust someone out of bed.

1650–60; perhaps alteration of rouse1 Unabridged
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roust (raʊst)
vb (often foll by out)
to rout or stir, as out of bed
[C17: perhaps an alteration of rouse1]

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Word Origin & History

1658, probably an alteration of rouse. Roustabout "deck hand, wharf worker" is from 1868, perhaps from roust + about, but another theory connects it to Brit. dial. rousing "rough, shaggy," a word associated perhaps with rooster.
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