remand-home

remand home

noun British.
a detention home for juvenile offenders aged 8–16 years.
Compare borstal.


Origin:
1900–05

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remand home
 
n
See also community home (no longer in technical use) an institution to which juvenile offenders between 8 and 14 years may be remanded or committed for detention

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