jail-house

jailhouse

[jeyl-hous]
noun, plural jailhouses [jeyl-hou-ziz] .
a jail or building used as a jail.

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism; jail + house

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jailhouse (ˈdʒeɪlˌhaʊs)
 
n
(Southern US) a jail; prison

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