Thesaurus / calaboose
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

I'll put him in the calaboose and keep him till you get married and away.

The VirginianOwen Wister

Who knows the truth and speaks too loose In Berlin gets in the calaboose!

Major Prophets of To-DayEdwin E. Slosson

They conducted us to what they had termed "the calaboose," a big, ramshackle, one-roomed barn-like structure.

The two lurched beside the constable to the calaboose, where they dropped down on the hard pads and temporarily passed out.

The Dude WranglerCaroline Lockhart

I had been duped by two brothers, Daniel and James Brown, who were then confined in the calaboose for passing counterfeit money.

Secret Band of BrothersJonathan Harrington Green

It gave way now long enough to let the oaken doors of the calaboose close behind tough, farm-hand, and the farmer's wild son.

They left him in the calaboose with whatever reflections were his.

Trail's EndGeorge W. Ogden

These turbulent spirits are at once seized and cooled in the calaboose.

Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle

The man set fire to the calaboose with those very matches, and burnt himself up.'

Life On The Mississippi, CompleteMark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

Maybe I can induce the town council to use it as a calaboose.

Dixie HartWill N. Harben

WORDS RELATED TO CALABOOSE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.