Definition of hoosegow:
Synonyms for hoosegow:
hock, stockade, slam, cooler, hold, bridewell, brig, stir, coop, can, house of correction, prison, quod, calaboose, jailhouse, tolbooth, lockup, clink, keep, nick, joint, bastille, free, jug, penitentiary, slammer, pokey, guardroom, jail, pen, hoosgow, big house.
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