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See definition of calaboose on Dictionary.com
  • as inbig house
  • as inlockup
  • as inpolice station

synonyms for calaboose

  • big cage
  • big school
  • brig
  • can
  • city hotel
  • cooler
  • coop
  • correctional institution
  • detention facility
  • house of correction
  • house of detention
  • icebox
  • jail
  • joint
  • penitentiary
  • prison
  • slammer
  • tank
  • up the river
  • penitentiary
  • clink
  • cooler
  • hoosegow
  • pokey
  • prison
  • slammer
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How to use calaboose in a sentence

But mind, the three waifs were never in the town; only on the beach and in the calaboose.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Of course, and if we leave him in that weak old calaboose, they'll get more help and take him out to-night.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
An army might lose enthusiasm and prestige if it spent a night or two in the calaboose.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
They conducted us to what they had termed "the calaboose," a big, ramshackle, one-roomed barn-like structure.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
We want a locomotive and a calaboose to take us to Boynton, and we are quite willing to pay anything reasonable.
THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
The prisoners plodded dejectedly up the track until they reached the calaboose, into which the others drove them.
THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
Cold draughts swept the rocking calaboose, the stove roared, and one smelt locomotive smoke.
NORTHWEST!HAROLD BINDLOSS
A Mormon police report is headed, One drunk at the calaboose.
GREATER BRITAINCHARLES WENTWORTH DILKE
Who knows the truth and speaks too loose In Berlin gets in the calaboose!
MAJOR PROPHETS OF TO-DAYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
He saw John Bunyan running loose, and put him in the calaboose.
UNCLE WALT [WALT MASON]WALT MASON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CALABOOSE

  • big cage
  • big school
  • brig
  • calaboose
  • can
  • city hotel
  • cooler
  • coop
  • correctional institution
  • detention facility
  • house of correction
  • house of detention
  • icebox
  • jail
  • joint
  • penitentiary
  • prison
  • slammer
  • tank
  • up the river
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.