Calaboose



jail; prison; lockup.
Historical Examples

The Funny Philosophers George Yellott
Mitch Miller Edgar Lee Masters
Elam Storm, The Wolfer Harry Castlemon
Trail’s End George W. Ogden
Danny’s Own Story Don Marquis
Major Prophets of To-Day Edwin E. Slosson
Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete Albert Bigelow Paine
Uncle Walt [Walt Mason] Walt Mason
The Boy Trapper Harry Castlemon
The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker

noun
(US, informal) a prison; jail
n.

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