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crazy house

noun

  1. Slang. an insane asylum.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of crazy house1

First recorded in 1885–90

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Example Sentences

Perhaps hed better stop the machine, go back into the garden, climb up to his room in the crazy-house and tumble into bed?

Ef anybody 'spec' you' ole Aunt Fudjinny to stan' off an' axe her baby howdy dey bettah go to de crazy house!

I was just thinking that a little wind would go a long way to-night, with these crazy house-burners loose on the town.

I cant read signal smokes an dont know the meanin of signs if that maverick dont wind up in a crazy house, cuttin paper dolls.

Which was worser, to land in a crazy house, jump from the window down, or go to the country from the charities?

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