Jail - (n.) A kind of prison; a building for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.
Jail - (v. t.) To imprison.
Enjailed - (imp. & p. p.) of Enjall
Enjailing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enjall
Jailer - (n.) The keeper of a jail or prison.
Jail - (also gaol) —n. 1 place for the detention of prisoners. 2 confinement in a jail. —v. Put in jail. [french jaiole, ultimately from latin cavea cage]
Jailbird - n. (also gaolbird) prisoner or habitual criminal.
Jailbreak - n. (also gaolbreak) escape from jail.
Jailer - n. (also gaoler) person in charge of a jail or prisoners.
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