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rat out

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rat out

verb phrase

To abandon or desert; withdraw; fink out: I wouldn't feel you were ratting out

[1941+; fr the rats that desert a sinking ship]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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