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chokey

(ˈtʃəʊkɪ) or

choky

n
Brit a slang word for prison
[C17: from Anglo-Indian, from Hindi caukī a shed or lockup]
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Noun1.chokey - British slang (dated) for a prison
prison, prison house - a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
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Jones is impatient to get me safely stowed in chokey.
He could break the door in, cer- tainly; but they would perhaps bundle him into chokey for that without asking questions--no great matter, only he was confoundedly afraid of being locked up, even in mistake.
Tenders are invited for Providing & Laying & Reinstatement of Interlocking Paver Block at diff chals, chokeys and at diff footpath and other palces form MP, MLA, Counsilar budget and Other budget in Shahibag ward in Girdharnagar area in Central zone.