But “with buster alerting at the rear alley upslope, then that is certainly a possible grave site.”
Yes, your German Shepherd buster can wear his own health tracker.
After being rescued from the ocean several times buster spent the rest of the afternoon collecting flotsam and jetsam.
buster can break eggs into a skillet and has done it a number of times this morning.
For the record, the best three episodes deal with Gob, Tobias, and buster, and it's not even close.
buster shut his teeth hard when the light focussed on the man showed that one of his arms was bloody.
Bobby shuffles along in much the same way that buster walks.
But buster is so big that it is not easy for him to find a hiding place.
As buster sat there, every one had a splendid chance to see just how he looked.
Jack saw to it first of all that the brother and sister were safe, and then urged buster to follow suit.
1838, "anything large; a man of great strength," American English slang (originally Missouri/Arkansas), perhaps meaning something that takes one's breath away and an agent noun from bust (v.). Around the same years, buster (as an extended form of bust (n.)) also meant "a frolic, a spree." Hence "a roistering blade" (OED; probably not the favored definition in old Missouri and Arkansas), attested from 1850. As a generic or playful address to a male, from 1948, American English. Meaning "horse-breaker" is from 1891, American English; hence back-formed verb bust (v.) "break a horse."
1690s, "sculpture of upper torso and head," from French buste (16c.), from Italian busto "upper body," from Latin bustum "funeral monument, tomb," originally "funeral pyre, place where corpses are burned," perhaps shortened from ambustum, neuter of ambustus "burned around," past participle of amburere "burn around, scorch," from ambi- "around" + urere "to burn." Or perhaps from Old Latin boro, the early form of classical Latin uro "to burn." Sense development in Italian is probably from Etruscan custom of keeping dead person's ashes in an urn shaped like the person when alive. Meaning "bosom" is by 1884.
variant of burst (n.), 1764, American English. For loss of -r-, cf. ass (n.2). Originally "frolic, spree;" sense of "sudden failure" is from 1842. Meaning "police raid or arrest" is from 1938. Phrase ______ or bust as an emphatic expression attested by 1851 in British depictions of Western U.S. dialect. Probably from earlier expression bust (one's) boiler, by late 1840s, a reference to steamboat boilers exploding when driven too hard.
"to burst," 1806, variant of burst (v.); for loss of -r-, cf. ass (n.2). Meaning "go bankrupt" is from 1834. Meaning "break into" is from 1859. The slang meaning "demote" (especially in a military sense) is from 1918; that of "place under arrest" is from 1953 (earlier "to raid" from Prohibition). In card games, "to go over a score of 21," from 1939. Related: Busted; busting.
Someone or something that destroys, thwarts, or otherwise defeats what or who is indicated •Revived by an early 1980s film comedy called Ghostbusters creating forms like blockbuster/ chartbuster/ gangbuster/ gridlock buster/ fuzz buster/ troll buster/ virus buster (1930s+)
A weak or treacherous gang member; mark: Bogard accused Compton of being a ''buster,'' meaning he was weak and unwilling to defend the gang's interests/ No fucking way. I ain't no buster!
[1990s+ Street gang; probably fr gangbuster]