jail

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jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner) bastille
escape from jail break , breakout , gaolbreak , jailbreak , prison-breaking , prisonbreak
naval jail brig
person serving a sentence in a jail or prison con , convict , gaolbird , inmate , jail bird , jailbird , yardbird , yard bird
cell in a jail or prison hold , keep
jail in a courthouse where accused persons can be confined during a trial holding cell
slang for a jail hoosegow , hoosgow
(formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences house of correction
putting someone in prison or in jail as lawful punishment imprisonment
confine in jail incarcerate
jail in a local police station lockup
prison or jail, military base stockade
county jail that holds prisoners for periods up to 18 months workhouse
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