Definitions of jail

  1. A kind of prison; a building for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A prison. gaol. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. A prison; a place of confinement for prisoners. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for jail

  1. Of course, the officials were on our side, and the police led him off to jail – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  2. The next thing was to get Emperor to jail – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life by Darlington, Edgar B. P.