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

1805–15, Americanism; jail + house

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

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Both have become canny jailhouse lawyers, and communicate by mail with hundreds
  of individuals.
In the jailhouse photographs, he is almost forty pounds lighter.
Tells about his time in prison as a model prisoner and a jailhouse lawyer.
Brewer was involved in a slew of jailhouse beatings and brawls.
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