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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

bust \bust\ (b[u^]st), v. i. 1. To break or burst. [informal] [PJC] 2. (Card Playing) In blackjack, to draw a card that causes one's total to exceed twenty-one. [PJC] 3. To go bankrupt. [PJC] to go bust to go bankrupt. or bust or collapse from the effort; -- used in phrases expressing determination to do something; as, Oregon or bust, meaning "We will get to Oregon or die trying." [PJC]