Definition of Bustings
1. busting [n] - See also: busting
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bustings
Literary usage of Bustings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1840)
"... who had recently returned from his oriental mission, had lately manifested on the bustings of ..."
2. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1837)
"They defeated pro hac vice, the attempt to substitute the confessional hox lor the bustings. There is some check at present upon the freeholder, who, ..."
3. Report by United States Board on Geographic Names, United States Geographic Board (1916)
"(Not bustings.) Little Cacapon; River, Hampshire County, W. Va. Little Cahaba; Stream, branch of Ca- haba River, Jefferson and Shelby Counties, Ala. ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"The captain excited the company with narratives of races between high-pressure steamboats and ultimate " bustings- up." Far-west men told of artful ..."
5. The Historical Register of the United States by Thomas H. Palmer (1814)
"By the act incorporating the town of Petersburg, passed in May session, 1784, the court of bustings of that town was restricted from hearing or determining ..."