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1. Prison.

2. With emphasis "big", a higher-security prison than this one.
The big house is where you go if you do time.
by Downstrike November 01, 2004
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Adjective for something that definitely wasn't lame, but not quite "hot". In other words, slightly below being hot, therefore warm, like a nice pair of mittens.
"How were things at the club last night?"

"Plenty to drink, but the music was no good. I guess shit was mittens."
by 122445 May 14, 2006
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a high-security prison. The big house also indicates the home of an Antebellum plantation owner, suggesting that prisons are a form a slavery for many innocent African Americans.
He’s doing time in the big house.
by Peter K. Marx February 10, 2005
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1. Prison
2. The Nickname for Michigan Stadium, where the University of Michigan Wolverines play their home games of NCAA football. Has an "official" (although often exceeded) capacity of 107,501, making it the largest American Football stadium in the world. At the time of this writing, U of M has won 3.5 home games for every home game that they have lost.
1. After being convicted on possession charges, homie got sent to The Big House
2. The Big House goes absolutely nuts during home games versus Ohio State
by Atog August 01, 2005
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Jake: Hey Max, how’s The Big House?

Max: Haha, fuck it!!
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The common nickname of University of Michigan's football stadium. At one point, it was the largest football stadium in the country, however it is now the second largest due to renovations. Now, Penn State's Beaver Stadium is indefinitely the largest football stadium in America.
Fan 1: "Hey, I can't wait for the Michigan game this weekend in Ann Arbor. I love being part of the nation's largest crowd watching a football game in The Big House!"
Fan 2: "Umm, actually we won't be the largest crowd this weekend. Penn State's stadium is bigger than ours now."
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