cellmate

[sel-meyt]
noun
a fellow inmate in a prison cell.

Origin:
cell1 + mate1

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He was kept for one and one half months with one cellmate who smoked constantly when in the cell.
We found out about the incident three days later from her and her cellmate.
Each inmate partners with his cellmate in training the dogs and getting them used to being away from the racetrack.
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