bum's rush

noun

: forcible eviction or dismissal

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bum's rush was in 1910

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“Bum's rush.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bum%27s%20rush. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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