roust


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Related to roust: rust, Proust

roust someone out of something

 and roust someone out
to force someone out of something. Bob's brother rousted him out of bed just in time for the school bus. He rousted out his brother.
See also: of, out, roust

roust

(rɑʊst)
1. tv. [for a police officer] to bother or interfere with someone; to arrest someone. (see also rousted. Underworld.) The cops rousted the gang without warning.
2. tv. to raid someone’s residence; to bust a person or place. (Underworld.) That bar was rousted last week.
3. n. a raid or a bust. Okay, stand still. This is a roust!

rousted

(ˈrɑʊstəd)
mod. arrested. (Underworld.) The cops rousted the dealers, but that didn’t even slow down the drug trade.
See also: roust
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Holders of Existing 2013 Notes other than Roust Trading who participate in a separate offer by Roust Trading will receive total consideration of $55 million, composed of $25 million in cash and $30 million in Roust Trading Notes, which collectively will afford such holders an estimated recovery of 34.
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