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pen

slang A prison or penitentiary. The governor was sent to the pen for five years after being convicted of embezzling state money.
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pen

n. a penitentiary; prison. (Underworld.) Bart got sent to the pen for fifteen years.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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