nut house

nut house
mental hospital, psychiatric ward, loony bin

They took Hans to the nut house when he taped paper wings to his arms and tried to fly.

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  • nut house — [n] mental health facility bughouse*, funny farm*, insane asylum, loony bin, madhouse*, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital, psychiatric ward, sanatorium; concepts 312,439,516 …   New thesaurus

  • nut|house — «NUHT HOWS», noun. Slang. an insane asylum …   Useful english dictionary

  • nut house — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. Sl. insane asylum, *booby hatch, *loony bin, *bughouse, *funny farm, *laughing academy, *nut college, *nut hatch, *rubber room …   English dictionary for students

  • nut house — noun pejorative terms for an insane asylum • Syn: ↑Bedlam, ↑booby hatch, ↑crazy house, ↑cuckoo s nest, ↑funny farm, ↑funny house, ↑loony bin, ↑madhouse, ↑nuthouse, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nut house — Slang. a mental hospital; insane asylum. Also, nuthouse. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • nut-house — n a psychiatric hospital, mental home. The phrase has been in use since the 1920s …   Contemporary slang

  • nut-house —  Lunatic asylum …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • nut·house — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Perry's Nut House — is tourist stop and store on Old Route One in coastal Belfast, Maine. Opened in 1927, Perry s is a classic example of roadside America, Perry s features giant painted animal sculptures outside and, until recently, a display of exotic nut seeds… …   Wikipedia

  • Nut Grove — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

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