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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?
I would also see the padded cells and patients in straight jackets.
But, on arrival, I saw a place changing from custodial care to nursing care, from locked doors and padded cells to an open door policy with bright updated wards, with patients, not one of 'them', treated with respect and dignity.
Adelaide, Aug 15 (ANI): Soon after a woman in Adelaide complained of having been stripped naked by male police officers and put into padded cells, more women have come forward with similar claims.
Playgrounds are like padded cells, tree swings are pulled down and "No Ball Games" signs are more common than speed humps.
At a meeting of Denbigh Town Council members blasted Living TV's 'Most Haunted Live after crew members conducted seances from padded cells from the former North Wales hospital.
During the first night, next Saturday, the team will attempt an elaborate "time-slip" experiment in the asylum, in which two members will be strapped into straitjackets in separate padded cells during a seance.
It aims to 'normalise' mental health and dispel the myths of men in white coats and padded cells.
Now we've got a generation who're locked into luxury padded cells with their computers, DVDs, TVs and everything electronic.
If they were they could all arrange to have padded cells fitted in their homes.