a large jail cell where persons arrested for drunkenness are kept, usually overnight.
(informal) a large police cell used for detaining drunks overnight
A police detention cell for intoxicated persons: A police reporter had to pick him out of the collection in the drunk tank (1940s+)
[droo-pey-shuh s] /druˈpeɪ ʃəs/ adjective, Botany. 1. resembling or relating to a ; consisting of . 2. producing : drupaceous trees.
[droop-lit] /ˈdrup lɪt/ noun, Botany. 1. a little , as one of the individual pericarps composing the blackberry. /ˈdruːplɪt/ noun 1. a small drupe, usually one of a number forming a compound fruit
[droop] /drup/ noun, Botany. 1. any fruit, as a peach, cherry, plum, etc., consisting of an outer skin, a usually pulpy and succulent middle layer, and a hard and woody inner shell usually enclosing a single seed. /druːp/ noun 1. an indehiscent fruit consisting of outer epicarp, fleshy or fibrous mesocarp, and stony endocarp enclosing […]
[droo r-ee] /ˈdrʊər i/ noun 1. a street in London, England, formerly notable for its theaters, named after the house Sir William Drury built there in the reign of Henry VIII. 2. a famous theater (founded 1661) on Drury Lane in London, England. 3. the theatrical district located on or near this street. /ˈdrʊərɪ/ noun […]