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rubout

[ruhb-out] /ˈrʌbˌaʊt/
noun, Slang.
1.
a murder or assassination.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase rub out
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rubout

noun

A murder; gangster-style killing: the hombre she blamed for Paddy's rub-out (1927+ Underworld)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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