1. [20C+] (Aus.) to dismiss from a job.
2. [20C+] (Aus.) to throw, usu. to throw out of a pub, dancehall etc.
3. [1910s–60s] (US, also toss the spear) to beg, to obtain through begging.
4. [1930s–40s] (US prison) to arrest.
5. [1980s] (US Und.) to pickpocket.
6. [1980s+] (Aus. prison, also spear in) to put something or someone in a person’s way.
[1940s+] (Aus.) to get a job.
see under bearded clam n.