Bottle-out



verb
(intransitive, adverb) (Brit, slang) to lose one’s nerve
Historical Examples

The Frontier Boys in the Sierras Wyn Roosevelt
That Boy Of Norcott’s Charles James Lever
T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Rising of the Court Henry Lawson
The Social Gangster Arthur B. Reeve
Little Novels Wilkie Collins
The Story of an African Farm (AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner
The Story Of Kennett Bayard Taylor
The Upas Tree Florence L. Barclay
Cowboy Songs Various

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