Lock hospital
Lock hospital Lock" hos"pi*tal . A hospital for the treatment of venereal diseases. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • lock away — verb place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend She locked her jewels in the safe • Syn: ↑lock in, ↑lock, ↑put away, ↑shut up, ↑shut away, ↑lock up …   Useful english dictionary

  • lock up — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you lock something up in a place or container, you put or hide it there and fasten the lock. [V n P] Give away any food you have on hand, or lock it up and give the key to the neighbours... [V P n (not pron)] Control of… …   English dictionary

  • lock away — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms lock away : present tense I/you/we/they lock away he/she/it locks away present participle locking away past tense locked away past participle locked away 1) lock away or lock up to put something in a place or… …   English dictionary

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