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(Mil., Slang) The guardhouse; prison
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  1. (Mil., Slang) The guardhouse; prison
  2. A jail or prison on board a US Navy or Coast Guard vessel.
  3. (US) A jail or guardhouse, especially in a naval military prison or jail on a ship, navy base, or (in fiction) spacecraft.
An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
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  1. An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
  2. A place of short-term confinement for persons convicted of minor offenses and regarded as capable of being reformed
  3. An institution dedicated to the management and rehabilitation of persons perceived to be at risk of becoming criminals.
A building for the confinement of people who are awaiting trial or who have been convicted of minor offenses
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  1. A building for the confinement of people who are awaiting trial or who have been convicted of minor offenses
  2. A confinement facility whose inmates are individuals awaiting trial or convicted of lesser offenses. A confinement facility whose inmates are individuals awaiting trial or convicted of lesser offenses.
  3. A place of detention, especially for persons who are accused of committing a crime and have not been released on bail or for persons who are serving short sentences after conviction of a misdemeanor.
(Rare) A keeping or being kept
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  1. (Rare) A keeping or being kept
  2. Care; charge:
  3. The means by which one is supported:
An office or tribunal headed by a cardinal (Grand Penitentiary) and dealing with matters of penance, confession, dispensation, absolution, etc.
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  1. An office or tribunal headed by a cardinal (Grand Penitentiary) and dealing with matters of penance, confession, dispensation, absolution, etc.
  2. A priest whose special function is the administration of the sacrament of penance in a particular church or diocese.
  3. A penal institution that is intended for long-term confinement of convicted criminals. See also jail. A penal institution that is intended for long-term confinement of convicted criminals. See also jail.
  1. See penal institution, jail, and penitentiary. See penal institution, jail, and penitentiary.
  2. A place or condition of confinement or restriction:
  3. The state or condition of being confined, restricted, or limited in any way
The state of being locked.
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  1. The state of being locked.
  2. A being locked up, as in jail
  3. (Informal) A jail, especially one in which offenders are held while awaiting a court hearing.
An instrument for writing regarded as a means of expression:
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  1. An instrument for writing regarded as a means of expression:
  2. The animals kept in such an enclosure.
  3. An instrument for writing or drawing with ink or similar fluid, especially:
(Slang) A penitentiary
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  1. (Slang) A penitentiary
  2. (Slang) Prison, jail.
(Slang) A jail or prison.
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  1. (Slang) A jail or prison.
  2. A usually cylindrical metal container.
  3. Any of various containers usually or traditionally cylindrical, made of metal, and with a separate cover
Stress cracks produced in metal ingots as they cool after being cast.
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  1. Stress cracks produced in metal ingots as they cool after being cast.
  2. (Slang) Jail or prison, after the Clink prison in Southwark, London. Used in the phrase in the clink.
  3. (Onomatopoeia) The sound of metal on metal, or glass on glass.
(US, countable or uncountable) a mixed drink, especially one served chilled
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  1. (US, countable or uncountable) a mixed drink, especially one served chilled
  2. A device, container, or room for cooling things or keeping them cool
  3. (Countable) an insulated bin or box used with ice or freezer packs to keep food or beverages cold while picnicking or camping
A small cage, pen, or building as for poultry
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  1. A small cage, pen, or building as for poultry
  2. Alternative spelling of co-op.
  3. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
(Old, Slang) A jail or guardhouse
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  1. (Old, Slang) A jail or guardhouse
One of the parts or sections of a jointed whole
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  1. One of the parts or sections of a jointed whole
  2. The way in which they are joined
  3. A way in which two or more things are joined:
The amount that a jug can hold.
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  1. The amount that a jug can hold.
  2. A large, often rounded vessel of earthenware, glass, or metal with a small mouth, a handle, and usually a stopper or cap.
  3. A sound meant to imitate a nightingale's note
(Slang) A jail
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  1. (Slang) A jail
  2. A jail or prison.
(Slang) A prison or jail
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  1. (Slang) A prison or jail
  2. A person or thing that slams
  3. One that slams:
A stirring, mixing, or poking movement:
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  1. A stirring, mixing, or poking movement:
  2. An excited reaction or commotion:
  3. A slight movement:
Find another word for calaboose. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for calaboose, like: brig, house of correction, jail, keep, penitentiary, prison, lockup, pen, big house, can and clink.