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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOCKUP

About all he was good for was keeping a blurred eye on the lockup and running in drunks.

"Then take me back to the Gonzales lockup," muttered Stiger.

You can march off to the lockup—all three of you if you like; but one of you, anyhow.

They were sent to the lockup again, and our party resumed their merrymaking.

I would rather stay with you until two o'clock than go to the lockup.

And she is straight; or I'm a million miles away in the lockup.

So I let them lead me to the lockup, where I had to wait until the magistrates were ready to try me.

I was bitter when they steered me into a lockup in Hickory Street.

You still have the poorhouse, the cattle pound, and the lockup to serenade.

The lockup was near the Potomac, and not far from the then new navy yard.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LOCKUP

cell

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