or bust
bust ust (b[u^]st), v. i. 1. To break or burst. [informal] [PJC]

2. (Card Playing) In blackjack, to draw a card that causes one's total to exceed twenty-one. [PJC]

3. To go bankrupt. [PJC]

{to go bust} to go bankrupt.

{or bust} or collapse from the effort; -- used in phrases expressing determination to do something; as, Oregon or bust, meaning ``We will get to Oregon or die trying.'' [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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