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nut house

or nuthouse

noun, Slang.
1.
a mental hospital; insane asylum.
Origin of nut house
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • "Say, this island'll be a nut-house if this keeps up," Pete Murphy said irritably.

    Angel Island Inez Haynes Gillmore

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