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Graybar Hotel

slang Prison. If you keep getting into trouble like this, you're going to end up in the Graybar Hotel.
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hot-sheet hotel

vulgar slang A hotel or motel typically patronized for brief sexual encounters. How on earth will the mayor explain these pictures of him leaving a hot-sheet motel? I think she's cheating on her husband. Why else would she be at a hot-sheet motel in the middle of the afternoon?
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Graybar Hotel

and Graystone College
n. a jail; a prison. The two cops had to spend two years in Graybar Hotel with some of the inmates they had caught over the past few years. How long were you at the old Graystone College?
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You will remember, isn't it, the cat belonging to the American woman in the hotel at Paris, of which you have spoken to me?
It is the name of Jean Priaulx, and the address is the Hotel Jules Priaulx, Paris.'
If only for one night, I have said to myself, I must stay in this of all hotels.'
Holmes, it's half-past eleven now and I am going back right away to my hotel. Suppose you and your friend, Dr.
How else could it be known so quickly that it was the Northumberland Hotel which he had chosen.
I should then at my leisure have hired a second cab and followed the first at a respectful distance, or, better still, have driven to the Northumberland Hotel and waited there.
2704, and then we will drop into one of the Bond Street picture galleries and fill in the time until we are due at the hotel."
"You see him?" panted the excited hotel keeper; "you see the waiter who took them away?
de Treville; "and if at the expiration of ten minutes you do not see me come out, return to my hotel, for it will be useless for you to wait for me longer."
Will you tell me that they did not lay siege to the hotel of the Duc de la Tremouille, and that they did not endeavor to burn it?--which would not, perhaps, have been a great misfortune in time of war, seeing that it is nothing but a nest of Huguenots, but which is, in time of peace, a frightful example.
de la Tremouille on the preceding evening at his hotel, that he returned too late to present himself at the Louvre, that he had only that moment arrived and that he was at that very hour with the king.
The duke came straight up to him, and said: "Monsieur de Treville, his Majesty has just sent for me in order to inquire respecting the circumstances which took place yesterday at my hotel. I have told him the truth; that is to say, that the fault lay with my people, and that I was ready to offer you my excuses.
de la Tremouille, who had nothing to do with the matter, with the loss of his hotel.
Is it insane terror which sets me on escaping from the hotel like a criminal escaping from prison?
The night-porter at the hotel is slumbering in his chair.