1. Marked for death
; finished. 2.
Having the status of a habitual criminal
; that is, subject to life imprisonment
upon subsequent conviction
Exhuasted or petered out
, as a specific racket
or criminal activity, or an area exploited to the point of exhaustion
Exposed; unable to dissemble further. "You're all caught up, Lou. No more contracts (favors). I'm hip (aware) you were peddling all the swag (stolen food, etc.) I got you.
" (Note: Peddling is a high misdemeanor in prisons in the Northeast.) - american underworld lingo - 1950