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slammer, the

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slammer, the

noun phrase

  1. A door: twister to the slammer (1930s+ Jive talk)
  2. (also the slams) A jail, prison, etc: Drunk drivers go to the slammer in this town (1952+ Black)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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