lockup

Part of speech: noun

A place for the detention of persons under arrest.

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Usage examples "lockup":

  1. The return to the town was made without incident, and at the local lockup Dan told his story, and it was decided to keep Stiger a prisoner for the time being. - "For the Liberty of Texas", Edward Stratemeyer.
  2. The firing continued, and, before long, the lockup was struck by a cannon- ball, although little damage was done. - "For the Liberty of Texas", Edward Stratemeyer.
  3. If you want to go to the lockup and your daughter too, stay as deaf as you please. - "The Gray Mask", Wadsworth Camp.