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lockup

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Noun
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lock=up

CIDE DICTIONARY

lockup,  
  •  A place where persons under arrest are temporarily locked up; a watchhouse; a jail.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act or state of temporary imprisonment in a lockup{1}.  [PJC]
  •  A malfunction in a machine having moving parts, such that the moving part cannot move; a seizure.  [PJC]

THESAURUS

lockup

POW camp, bastille, black hole, borstal, borstal institution, bridewell, brig, caging, calaboose, can, cell, check, clink, concentration camp, condemned cell, confinement, constraint, cooler, coop, death cell, death house, death row, detention camp, federal prison, forced-labor camp, gaol, guardhouse, hoosegow, house of correction, house of detention, impoundment, industrial school, internment camp, jail, jailhouse, jug, keep, labor camp, maximum-security prison, minimum-security prison, oubliette, pen, penal colony, penal institution, penal settlement, penitentiary, penning, pokey, prison, prison camp, prisonhouse, reform school, reformatory, restraint, restriction, sponging house, state prison, stockade, the hole, tollbooth, training school

ROGET THESAURUS

lockup

Prison

N prison, prison house, jail, gaol, cage, coop, den, cell, stronghold, fortress, keep, donjon, dungeon, Bastille, oubliette, bridewell, house of correction, hulks, tollbooth, panopticon, penitentiary, guardroom, lockup, hold, round house, watch house, station house, sponging house, station, house of detention, black hole, pen, fold, pound, inclosure, isolation (exclusion), penal settlement, penal colony, bilboes, stocks, limbo, quod, calaboose, chauki, choky, thana, workhouse, Newgate, Fleet, Marshalsea, King's Bench, Queen's Bench, bond, bandage, irons, pinion, gyve, fetter, shackle, trammel, manacle, handcuff, straight jacket, strait jacket, strait-jacket, strait-waistcoat, hopples, vice, vise, yoke, collar, halter, harness, muzzle, gag, bit, brake, curb, snaffle, bridle, rein, reins, bearing rein, martingale, leading string, tether, picket, band, guy, chain, cord, cavesson, hackamore, headstall, jaquima, lines, ribbons, bolt, deadbolt, bar, lock, police lock, combination lock, padlock, rail, wall, stone wall, paling, palisade, fence, picket fence, barbed wire fence, Cyclone fence, stockade fence, chain-link fence, barrier, barricade, drag.


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