chokey

noun
cho·key | \ˈchōkē\
plural -s

Definition of chokey 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 India : a station or post especially for collection of customs or for palanquin bearers or police

2 slang, British : jail, lockup

chokey

Definition of chokey (Entry 2 of 2)

variant spelling of

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History and Etymology for chokey

Noun

Hindi caukī, diminutive of cauk market place, from Sanskrit catuṣka consisting of four, quadrangular, from catur four

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