from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A jail.
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- n. A jail.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a jail.
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- n. slang for a jail
Spanish juzgado, tribunal, courtroom, from past participle of juzgar, to judge, from Latin iūdicāre, from iūdex, iūdic-, judge; see judge.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin American Spanish juzgao, variant of standard Spanish juzgado. Alteration of pronunciation and spelling by law of Hobson-Jobson (Wiktionary)