prison

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commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England August 1 , Lammas , Lammas Day
prison on condition of payment of security, release from bail
jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner) bastille
fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution Bastille
warship's prison brig
prison for forced laborers camp
prison sector cell
division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells) cellblock , ward
British slang (dated) for a prison chokey , choky
British slang for prison college
official act of consigning a person to confinement (as in a prison or mental hospital) commitment , committal , consignment
prison camp, enclosed area of compound
person serving a sentence in a jail or prison con , convict , gaolbird , inmate , jail bird , jailbird , yardbird , yard bird
prison terms running one after another, of concurrent
legal right in a prison for the inmate and spouse to have sexual intercourse conjugal visitation , conjugal visitation right
criminal in prison convict
prison for those awaiting trial custody , detention , detention center , jail , lockup
cellblock in a prison where those condemned to death await execution death house , death row
prison cell, dark underground dungeon , oubliette
King of England from 1307 to 1327 and son of Edward I; was defeated at Bannockburn by the Scots led by Robert the Bruce; was deposed and died in prison (1284-1327) Edward , Edward II
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