If the fine be not paid the defendants will be compelled to serve the amount at the rate of $1.50 a day in the bridewell.
"I was not speaking of the bridewell, but of the Prison," I said.
"Fordyce seems to have a pronounced penchant for amputation, Mr. bridewell," he said after a moment.
Thence home and to the Tower to see the men from bridewell shipped.
On October 22nd, 1751, a fire broke out, which destroyed the bridewell and several adjoining houses.
Before the prison was built, the site was occupied by the Palace of the bridewell.
He threatened to send young William to bridewell Prison, and see that he was soundly whipped!
I am anxious to hear of the execution of your plan with regard to bridewell.
He ought to be sent to bridewell for going on in this manner.
Before them all, in imagination, stood the dreadful whipping-post of bridewell.
"prison," 1550s, from Bridewell, house of correction in London, originally a royal lodging (given by Edward VI for a hospital, later converted to a prison) near Bride's Well, short for St. Bridget's Well.