くさいめしをくう【臭い飯を食う】 : kusai meshi wo kuu | define meaning
Region: Honshu (Standard)
kusai meshi wo kuu
- To do time in prison; to serve time (in prison)
The expression literally means "to eat foul food" and refers to the fact that prisons in Japan used to serve rice with boiled barley, which had a distinctive foul odour.