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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. slang for a jail
Watching a bunch of them get carted off to the hoosegow is the best “reconciliation” I can think of. henry Says:
"hoosegow" by some people called "the Dark Riders," and their boss is transporting him to a mysterious installation.
Do you love your hobby enough to spend a night in the hoosegow for it?
If someone threatens, harasses or assaults you there are legal remedies, some of which can cost the perpetrators a hefty price or time in the hoosegow.
The Raj is charged with enough counts of insider trading to spend 20 years in the hoosegow.
After more than a decade of failure or renegade moonlighting (including a spell as a boxer), Rourke re-enters that well-lit hoosegow, Hollywood.
Off Ned goes to the hoosegow, where he becomes a popular prisoner and gets released early, then meanders back to the organic farm he shared with his girlfriend, the loathsome Janet a great Kathryn Hahn, on the assumption that life, as he knew it, will resume.
And a newspaper report - New York Times - detailed a meeting we wish we'd been invited to, in which MTV suits regaled themselves with speculation as to which of them could wind up in the hoosegow if future episodes aired as delivered to MTV by the producers -- which is sure to boost MTV's coveted 12-24 year old guy numbers by - oh wait, 12-24-year-old guys don't read newspapers.
Last Thursday's most recent episode, in which poor Snooki finally got released from the hoosegow into which she'd been tossed on a disorderly conduct rap after getting hammered in public, clocked nearly 9 million viewers.
Soon, no doubt, judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan from Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, will be unwigged (or whatever happens to corrupt judges) and find themselves in the hoosegow.