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for loony bin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
loony bin \loony bin\ (l[=oo]n"[y^] b[i^]n) n.
An institution for the confinement or treatment of insane
persons, such as an insane asylum or the psychiatric ward of
a hospital. [slang]
Syn: mental institution.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: pejorative terms for an insane asylum [syn: Bedlam,
booby hatch, crazy house, cuckoo's nest, funny
farm, funny house, loony bin, madhouse, nut house,
nuthouse, sanatorium, snake pit]
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