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  • noun obscurity, ruin, annihilation

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  • Ruin and obscurity.

    July 31, 2008

  • JM is sad that bumwhush is facing ruin and obscurity.

    February 17, 2011

  • (noun) - (1) Ruin, obscurity, annihilation.

    --Joseph Wright's English Dialect Dictionary, 1896-1905

    (2) When anything has made a noise for some time, and it is then quashed, it is said to have "gone to the bumwhush." This is too often the way with people of great popularity--they have their day then go to the bumwhush.

    --John Mactaggart's Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia, 1824

    January 19, 2018