Hoosegow



[hoos-gou] /ˈhus gaʊ/

noun, Slang.
1.
a jail.
/ˈhuːsɡaʊ/
noun
1.
(US) a slang word for jail
n.

“jail,” 1911, western U.S., probably from mispronunciation of Mexican Spanish juzgao “tribunal, court,” from juzgar “to judge,” used as a noun, from Latin judicare “to judge,” which is related to judicem (see judge (v.)).

noun

A jail

[1911+; fr Mexican Spanish juzgao, ”tribunal, court”]

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