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hoosegow

(ˈhusgɑʊ)
n. a jail. The judge threw the punk in the hoosegow for a few days.
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When she visits him in the hoosegow, they make a date for one last September trip, which develops into one hell of an experience.
There are plenty of bad people chronicled in Scoundrels to the Hoosegow and several good lawyers and police officers appear as well.
though I tell him many writers think about the hoosegow as a meditative
He was immediately given two years in the hoosegow for conniving at the publication of an article containing willful falsehoods.
Convicted of assault but now out of the hoosegow, Roman sports big tattoos and outsized sideburns, evidence enough he's bad news even if it weren't for the fact that he snoops in Jess and Ryan's things and slaps his girlfriend Casey (Swedish actress Tuva Novotny) around at the slightest provocation.
In the present, Ellen is facing hard time for the murder of her fiance, and has just been shipped off to the hoosegow, even though we are all pretty sure she is innocent.
10) You pay us a trillion bucks and we'll take you to a Hoosegow.
The most famous lead ever written and printed I believe isfrom Chicago, and you're going to have to help me, some of you here, it was the Leopold and Loeb case, and these two students of the University of Chicago had indulged in a thrill killing, and they had not been sentenced to death, but one was in the hoosegow and the other had promptlydied.
in the hoosegow, they might want to consult a copy of the Constitution, if they can still find one lying around.
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Joking about his reputation as prosecutor, Laeser added, "Even I don't like the idea of really, really innocent people sitting in the hoosegow.
The idea is this: Community members are "arrested and jailed" for silly crimes and held in a makeshift hoosegow at the grill, from 11 a.