padded cell


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padded cell

n
a room, esp one in a mental hospital, with padded surfaces in which violent inmates are placed
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padded cell

nGummizelle f

padded cell

ncella con le pareti imbottite (in carceri, ospedali psichiatrici)
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How will you like to see your mother in a straitjacket an' a padded cell, shut out from the light of the sun an' beaten like a nigger before the war, Willie, beaten an' clubbed like a regular black nigger?
To escape the 'comforts' of your padded cell, you must choose allies to aid in your escape, even if they aren't the sort to put a smile on your face.
It took seven men using pepper spray and Tasers to get him into a padded cell.
One of the private rooms at the Karaoke |Box in Mayfair is called The Padded Cell
Feeling vulnerable and full of self-doubt, the young mum starts to crack although given what she's been through the past year it's a miracle she's not in a padded cell already.
Lewis said there is no way to make a cell 100 percent suicide-proof unless the inmate is placed in a padded cell, naked.
TV presenter Andrew Castle, below, on how tennis star Andy Murray will react when his mother Judy takes part in Strictly Come Dancing "He has started to recognise me, and as everybody knows, I demand recognition" X Factor judge Simon Cowell on his baby son Eric "A squalid mass of bilious scum, tone deaf, half-blind, rejected hacks, meddling, grubby half-baked Oxbridge dropouts" Actor Steven Berkoff is no fan of the critics "The rotten roots of the current craze for seeing romantic relationships as a cross between a padded cell and a three-legged race began a long time ago" Commentator and writer Julie Burchill
At this rate I will be taken away and locked in a padded cell.
The 28-year old star admitted that she spent time in a padded cell to help her overcome drug problems and added that she decided to get a grip over things when her mother was diagnosed with cancer.
The Stephen Beaumont Museum includes a padded cell and other exhibits from the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum, built in 1818.
Desert Poppy lives in a padded cell as she has a frustrating habit of knocking her hind-leg joint in her box but she kicked her 5f rivals aside in style under Shane Kelly, to the delight of the Oasis Dreamers, who thronged the winner's enclosure despite being only a 12-strong syndicate.