Definition of Rubout

1. Noun. (slang) An assassination. ¹



2. Noun. (computing uncountable dated) backspace ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rubout

1. an instance of obliterating something [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubout

rubins
rubinstein-taybi syndrome
rubious
rubiretin
rubiscos
rubish
rubitecan
rubivirus
rubivirus infections
rubixanthin
ruble
rubles
ruboff
ruboffs
rubor
rubout (current term)
rubouts
rubratoxin
rubredoxin
rubredoxin-NAD+ reductase
rubredoxin-oxygen oxidoreductase
rubredoxins
rubrene
rubriblast
rubric
rubrical
rubrically
rubricate
rubricated
rubricates

Literary usage of Rubout

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1. Hudson County Facts: Winter 2006 by Anthony Olszewski (2006)
"The boxer (and eventually rubout victim) Frankie DePaula knocked Don Nagle out cold during a barroom brawl in a Union City Transfer Station club. ..."

2. The Congressional Globe by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey (1852)
"... recall every man who has directly or indirectly participated, or is suspected of having participated in them—I would, in short, rubout and begin again. ..."

3. Report and Proceedings of the Senate Committee Appointed to Investigate the by Clarence Lexow, Jacob Aaron Cantor (1895)
"A, He was rubout 15 feet Q. And did you challenge a vote; what was the occasion of the disturbance ? A. I challenged a vote, and there was a special officer ..."

4. The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an by United States Congress, Joseph Gales (1852)
"... recall every man who has directly or indirectly participated, or is suspected of having participated in them—I would, in short, rubout and begin again. ..."

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