[ ruhb-out ]
/ ˈrʌbˌaʊt /
a murder or assassination.
Origin of rubout
1925–30, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase rub out
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Examples from the Web for rubout
It looks as though somebody put somebody on the spot for a rubout."And That's How It Was, Officer"|Ralph Sholto