Green’s Dictionary of Slang

Dodge n.

In phrases

get the hell out of Dodge (v.) (also get out of Dodge, get the heck out of Dodge, get the fuck...) [the clichéd dialogue of a variety of Western films/TV series in which the ‘baddie’ is ordered, Get the hell...]

to leave, usu. at speed; thus as imper. get the hell out of Dodge! go away now!

[US] ‘Teen-gang Talk In Phila.’ AS XLI:1 72: get out of dodge, v.phr. To lie low.
[US]G. Underwood ‘Razorback Sl.’ in AS L.1–2 58: If you don’t want to stay here, then get the hell out of Dodge.
[US]Eble Campus Sl. Apr.
[US]Tarantino & Avery Pulp Fiction [film script] 128: That gives us forty minutes to get the fuck outta Dodge.
[US]Eble Sl. and Sociability 51: These are a few of the many ways that a college student can say ‘leave’: blow, blow this popsicle stand, bolt, book, dust, get the heck out of Dodge, jet, motivate, poof and split.
[US]J. Ridley Love Is a Racket 362: Buy yourself some time, then get the hell out of Dodge.
[US](con. 1975–6) E. Little Steel Toes 115: Number six, ya get all the dough together . . . Number seven, get the hell outta Dodge.
[US]W. Ellis Crooked Little Vein 257: Just stick to the sidelines [...] and get the fuck out of Dodge when it all goes off.
[Aus]L. Redhead Cherry Pie [ebook] I’d braced myself for Alex to lecture me about dropping the case and getting the hell out of Dodge.
[Scot]T. Black Gutted 101: Hod Arnie-ing it through this case, shooting all to buggery any chance I had of getting out of Dodge.
[Aus]J.J. DeCeglie Drawing Dead [ebook]If you were gonna stiff me Evie the least you coulda done is leave town. [...] What in hell about ‘Get the fuck outta Dodge’ didn’t you comprehend?
[US]L. Berney Long & Faraway Gone [ebook] ‘I’ll be back in a flash [...] [a]nd we’ll get out of Dodge’.
[US]T. Swerdlow Straight Dope [ebook] It was time to say goodbye to Captain and get the hell out of Dodge.
[Aus]A. Nette Orphan Road 188: ‘What are you two doing?’ ‘We’re getting the hell out of dodge’.