n. 1. The use of rough jostling amounting to force in pocket-picking
operation where money or valuables are not readily accessible. “The mark (victim) was loaded (had a large sum of money), but he had a boodle-belt (money-belt). What a raus we had to give him!”
2. The act of prodding one into action; the application of pressure or force, especially in removing a victim from the scene of a swindling
operation, as at a carnival
v. To give one a raus.
- american underworld dictionary - 1950