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Noun
A place for the confinement of people accused or convicted of a crime
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“It shows that prisoner discipline is the worst in any Scottish jail and that violence among inmates is rife.”
Noun
Physical detention by force
Verb
To put in or as if in prison
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“… threatened to jail the punks if they so much as jaywalked.”
Verb
To put in jail
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To strip one of freedom
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To limit or restrict
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Verb
To impose a judicial punishment on
Adjective
Providing punishment by incarceration
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