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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

... Orleans had failed on me. I think his muhulla (failure) was forced upon him. Even a tricky merchant does not bring failure upon himself if business is good and he can help it, because, if he has ever been through one, he knows that the bust-up does him a great deal more harm than good. It makes 'credit' hard for him after that. But, you find lots of merchants who, when business gets dull, and they must fail, will either skin their creditors completely or else settle for as few cents on ...
— Tales of the Road • Charles N. Crewdson

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