Definition of Nut house

1. Noun. Pejorative terms for an insane asylum.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nut House

nut-cutting time
nut-leaved screw tree
nut and bolt
nut ball
nut bar
nut behind the bolt
nut bread
nut case
nut cases
nut house (current term)
nut huggers
nut job
nut jobs
nut out
nut pine
nut roast
nut roll
nut rolls
nut sedge
nut tree
nut up

Literary usage of Nut house

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1920)
"983. 10 LRA v. Mann, 176 N. Car. 353, 97 SE 175; (NS) 734, 57 SE 213. C'ollard v. Fried, — ND —, 170 N. > nut house v. Pacific Oil Mills, 102 W. 525. Wash. ..."

2. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"... he broke open the door of an nut-house near it, where he slept, and left behind him in the morning a dark lantern. On the Wednesday night be went to ..."

3. A Journey from Madras Through the Countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar by Francis Hamilton, East India Company (1870)
"... the imports are salt; sugar ; sugar-candy ; coco-nuts ; betel-nut;house oaic<;r3- pepper ;cut, or terra japonica ; ginger; capili, ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Exchequer: From by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, George Price (1816)
"... chapel, building for religious worship, dwelling-house, barn, stable or nut-house, shall be out of any city or town, that is either a county of itself, ..."

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