booby hatch definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical A raised covering over a small hatchway.
    • Offensive Slang An institution for mentally sick.
    • alternate form of booby-hatch.
    • an insane asylum.
    • See under Booby, Buttery, etc.
    • Nautical, a wooden framework with sashes and a sliding cover, found in business vessels to cover the afterhatch.
    • pejorative terms for an insane asylum
    • Nautical an increasing addressing over a little hatchway.
    • Offensive Slang An institution for the psychologically ill.
    • alternate kind of booby-hatch.
    • an insane asylum.
    • See under Booby, Buttery, etc.
    • Nautical, a wooden framework with sashes and a sliding address, found in merchant vessels to cover the afterhatch.
    • pejorative terms for an insane asylum

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