1. [mid-19C] (US campus) to fail an examination.
2. [late 19C–1900s] to spend one’s money lavishly, to go out on a spree.
3. [mid-19C+] to beat up; usu. as a threat, e.g. I’ll burst him!
SE in slang uses
[late 19C–1900s] (Aus.) to go on a spending spree.
see under crust n.1
see under boiler n.1
see under soul-case n.
[late 19C] to become over-excited or over-emotional.
[late 19C] an excl. of annoyance, confound him! the hell with her! etc.
[1990s+] (US black teen) an excl. of surprise, astonishment, annoyance etc.