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  Words related to jailhouse

Related / Similar Words: jail, gaol, clink, slammer

 

Definition:
  • a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence);

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    Hyponyms: bastille, holding cell, hoosegow, hoosgow, house of correction, lockup, pokey, workhouse

     

    Derivational Morphology: imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand

     

     
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