Lockup

Definition of Lockup

Lock´up`
n.1.A place where persons under arrest are temporarily locked up; a watchhouse; a jail.
2.The act or state of temporary imprisonment in a lockup{1}.
3.A malfunction in a machine having moving parts, such that the moving part cannot move; a seizure.

Related Words

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
Word:

Browse

Lock step
Lock stitch
Lock washer
Lock-down
lock-gate
Lock-weir
Lockage
lockbox
Locked-jaw
Locken
Locker
Locket
Lockjaw
Lockless
Lockman
lockmaster
locknut
Lockout
Lockram
Locksmith
-Lockup-
Locky
Loco
Loco disease
Locofoco
locoism
locomote
Locomotion
Locomotive
Locomotive boiler
Locomotive car
Locomotive engine
Locomotiveness
Locomotor
Locomotor ataxia
Loculament
Locular
Loculate
Locule
Loculicidal
Loculose
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy