Gerald was bughouse on a gambling proposition, across the Mexican line.
He says you know what he wants to be, and that you think he's bughouse.
He did not believe in retiring from business, either to have a good time or because you were old and bughouse.
By 'n' by I heerd it agen,—'bughouse—flyin' mail—blokey,'—an' agen I lost 'er.
I also heard her mumbling and calling herself "bughouse," and with the word her old head would fall humbly on her breast.
The lower end of the two ranges is designated "bughouse row."
I bet its that bughouse Johnny the boys have chased two or three times.
And I guess they're not quitting it till they figger Josh is right for the bughouse.
I use' ter ride out West as well as any o' ye, but I's gittin' old 'n' sort o' bughouse—yes, I is.'
"I thought he was in the bughouse," said the passenger who was nobody in particular.
Crazy; nuts: He's a bughouse pimp/ The local constabulary haul the bughouse blighter off to prison (1895+)
An insane asylum: Who cares whether you're free or locked in a bughouse? (1900+)