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Bust-up   Listen
bust-up  n.  A serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship). "With some antick bustoes in the niches."

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"Bust-up" Quotes from Famous Books

... dar, Brer Rabbit 'gun ter snicker, Wid, "Hol' 'im, Brer Fox! 'twon't do ter flicker! Ef you make 'im stan' still, you kin ride 'im de quicker!" De hoss, he r'ar'd an' raise a mighty dust up, An' fust thing you know, Brer Rabbit hear a bust-up! "I hope, Brer Fox, dat you ain't much hurt— But yo' wife'll be mad, kaze you done ...
— Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit • Joel Chandler Harris

Words linked to "Bust-up" :   dustup, words, wrangle, run-in, row, quarrel

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