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Definition of a hoosegow

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Other terms relating to 'jail (related to)':

Definitions include: a holding cell for drunk people, usually in a county jail.
Definitions include: in jail
Definitions include: a period of time.
Definitions include: n. tampon.
Definitions include: a person with a life sentence in prison.
Definitions include: prison.
Definitions include: to perform oral sex on a partner.
Definitions include: jail or prison.
Definitions include: To fight someone.
Definitions include: jail or prison.
Definitions include: to get someone out of jail by posting bail.
Definitions include: jail.
Definitions include: a prison sentence.
Definitions include: time in prison.
Definitions include: federal prison.

Other terms relating to 'terms with foreign origin (list of)':

Definitions include: See also mack on.
Definitions include: "Chill, don't worry about it."
Definitions include: girl gang banger, loose woman, girlfriend.
Definitions include: Possibly a misspelling of the French "a` tout a` l'heure", meaning "see you later".
Definitions include: fellatio.
Definitions include: good-bye.
Definitions include: the facial expression one wears when having an orgasm.
Definitions include: a great quantity.
Definitions include: a watchman for a drug dealer.
Definitions include: anything, in speech.
Definitions include: a foolish person; "ass".
Definitions include: female genitalia.
Definitions include: to have sexual intercourse.
Definitions include: US Border Patrol.
Definitions include: someone who is crazy.

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Definitions include: see cold feet.
Definitions include: mouth.
Definitions include: "Get ready for some serious trouble."
Definitions include: variant of "mamma".
Definitions include: poop
Definitions include: Slang for details. To be used when asking for "the details" seems presumptuous and too much like something your mother would ask.
Definitions include: contraction of "none of your."
Definitions include: Someone who isn't that smart or isn't nice.
Definitions include: groove, mojo (most often used in the phrase "get one's schwerve on").
Definitions include: naked.

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