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- By any means possible; one way or another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. in some way or other; by fair means or foul.
- n. one way or other; by any means, direct or indirect.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in any way necessary
Origin obscure; see By hook or by crook. (Wiktionary)