nailed-up

adj
British
arrested, imprisoned. An item of police and underworld slang.
► 'I used to shift cars, but I'm telling you that there's more money and less hassle in this. I don't know anyone who's been nailed-up for shifting spares.' (Car thief, quoted in the AA Magazine, 1995)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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