- n. A facility designed where persons with serious mental disorders are housed.
- n. a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
“The benevolent institutions maintained by the State include an insane asylum situated at Chattahoochee, a school for the blind, deaf, and dumb at St. Augustine, and a reform school for youthful delinquents at Marianna.”
“Or maybe she’s getting her own bedside phone at the insane asylum and wants to put you on auto-dial.”
“The insane asylum on Blackwell's Island is a human rat-trap.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘insane asylum’.
Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
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