hoosegow


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Synonyms for hoosegow

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slang for a jail

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Lawyers and non-lawyers alike will enjoy being along for this informative and entertaining trip to the hoosegow.
And the one who was in the hoosegow was also gay and he had approached a fellow prisoner who was not appreciative of his gesture who shanked him to death.
M: Careful: lawyers go to legislatures- or the hoosegow, just like whores.
activities, special events, a hoosegow, town parade and
This, along with a $10 million deal cut with Papua New Guinea and a hoosegow built on Christmas Island, came to be known as the Pacific Solution and was the act that finally aroused some Australians to protest their government's policies.
There is also a significant number of them that could be classed as "synonymic loans", as their only raison d'etre is to convey an "expressive" or "stylistic" effect, its connotation often being pejorative or referred to a negative, taboo or degrading reality (cojones 'balls', politicos 'politicians', hoosegow ('prison' < Sp.
Green's predecessor in turn spent three years in the hoosegow after pleading guilty to extortion charges for selling insurance licenses.
After lunch, visitors stroll through downtown, most paying particular attention to the old Jail Tree: Lacking a proper hoosegow, the town chained bandits to its enormous trunk.
Try eating and sleeping anywhere "with the earth" around these parts, and your kiester will end up in the hoosegow.
The message to the newsroom in that $50,000 defense was probably as important as springing Carbone from the hoosegow.
It usually took "Louie and the lifters" or an official stand-in to keep you out of the hoosegow and out of Hades.
It would be a shame to haul us off to the hoosegow and waste all Mister Stevens' lovely fresh trout, now wouldn't it?
Try that today, even with beer, and you'd wind up in the hoosegow for water pollution, among other things.