the pokey

noun

Definition of the pokey

US slang, old-fashioned
: prison

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“The pokey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20pokey. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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