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calabooses

noun , plural of calaboose

Synonyms and Antonyms of calabooses

a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • fittingly, the calaboose in that one-horse town consisted of a single cell
Synonyms of calabooses

bastilles, big houses [slang], bridewells, brigs, cans, clinks [slang], coolers, coops, guardrooms, hocks, holds, hoosegows, jails, jailhouses, joints [slang], jugs, lockups, nicks [British slang], pens, penitentiaries, pokeys [slang], prisons, quods [British slang], slams, slammers, stirs [slang], stockades, tolbooths [Scottish]

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