Calabozo; jail; from Sp. "juzgado"
There were six drunks in the cell when I was in the hoosegow last weekend.
by cornholio October 15, 2003
a prison, a jail (from Juzgao, an early Mexican Spanish word for a tribunal court)
He almost went to the hoosegow when the police confused him with someone who was suspected of a crime.
by The Return of Light Joker January 5, 2009
n. jail or prison
No time for the piggies or the hoosegow.
by Eminem June 12, 2003
A jail. A term from the 1800's.
He got thrown in the hoosegow.
by Miss A March 10, 2005