suicide gown
 n.— «Across the way, about a dozen inmates are engaged in a “socialization” exercise. Some participants are chained to benches—”for civilian workers” safety,” as Hong explains it. Others sit listlessly at tables, in long draping ponchos that deputies refer to as “suicide gowns.”» —“Inside The Nation’s Largest Mental Institution” by Renee Montagne NPR: Morning Edition Aug. 14, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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