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synonyms for hoosegow

  • penitentiary
  • clink
  • cooler
  • pokey
  • prison
  • slammer
  • calaboose
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How to use hoosegow in a sentence

It would infuriate the Judge to sentence those buzzards to the hoosegow for life.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
"The boss is in the hoosegow," answered Pete, his voice tragic.
GOOD REFERENCESE. J. RATH
The next thing I heard, two men we've been keeping an eye on were in the hoosegow, one with a slug in his shoulder.
THE WAILING OCTOPUSHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
It's a long walk down to the hoosegow and I don't want to take you there.
YOUNG PEOPLE'S PRIDESTEPHEN VINCENT BENET
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WORDS RELATED TO HOOSEGOW

  • calaboose
  • clink
  • cooler
  • hoosegow
  • penitentiary
  • pokey
  • prison
  • slammer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.