To burn out

to destroy or obliterate by burning.
to force (people) to flee by burning their homes or places of business; as, the rioters burned out the Chinese businessmen.
- Shak.

See also: Burn, Burn

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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