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  • n  slang for a jail

  • I feel constrained to advise your readership that Marshal Dillon has all the vigilantes locked in the hoosegow, and they won't be let out unless the Beverly Hillbillies ride in .
  • Ursula spends most of the movie jouncing around in a 1912 Rochet-Schneider trying to spring her fianc (George Segal) from the local hoosegow where he's been tossed by her dad .
  • She broke the speed laws, owned a Pekinese, and when rescued by the stalwart Martin Van Huisch first from the hoosegow and then from a rafter stories up in the air, where she .
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  • 5 Things You Need to Know in Sports
    IT'S CROWDED OUT THERE We all know what happens when a fan runs out onto a MLB field during a game. Security comes, ties them in a pretzel knot and escorts them to the hoosegow. But if you're old enough, you remember when fans would routinely storm the field after big moments. On Oct. 14, 1976, the Yankees and...
    Oct. 14, 2013 - Times Leader

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