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"Don't you tell me to vamoose in my own house," a girl's voice retorted.

Indians vamoose with Tootsie Wootsie, mount their horses, and vanish into the dawn.

"Perhaps you'd better let him vamoose," said Flood Rawley anxiously.

Everything appears to be propitious for an immediate start, so let's defer the argument and vamoose.

Vamoose, is the proper word for telling a Mexican to get out of the road, suggested the professor calmly.

The kid was wise enough to vamoose; so Olaf rides down to ol man Murrays, and reads the riot act to him.

When I had got possession of the leather I would pass it quickly to the stall behind me, and he would "vamoose."

Vamoose comes from a quite ordinary Mexican word, vamos, which is Spanish for "let us go."

He's livin', all right, but you vamoose—this mayn't be a pleasant sight tuh see.

Yuma shouted through the door, "Vamoose, I'll be down tuh meet yuh in a minute!"

WORD ORIGIN

"to decamp," 1834, from Spanish vamos "let us go," from Latin vadamus, from vadere "to go, to walk," from PIE root *wadh- "to go" (cf. Old English wadan "to go," Latin vadum "ford;" see wade (v.)).

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