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  • v. To force one's way into; to crash

Etymologies

Usage occurred May 4th, 1939 in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake meaning rapidly rushing towards and crashing against ("... came at this timecoloured place where we live in our paroqial fermament one tide on another, with a bumrush in a hull of a wherry, the twin turbane dhow,"). (Wiktionary)

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