a penitentiary (usually preceded by the).
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- big gun,
- big hair,
- big head, have a,
- big hitter,
- big hook,
- big idea,
- big ike,
- big kahuna,
- big labor,
- big laurel
Origin of big house
First recorded in 1815–25
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I was raised in the big-house, and helped as a servant-girl.Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2|Works Projects Administration