Definitions for gaoldʒeɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gaoldʒeɪl(n.; v.t.)

  1. Category: British

    Ref: jail .

gaol′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokey(verb)

    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)

  2. imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand(verb)

    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

    "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. gaolʒeɪl

    jail

Wiktionary

  1. gaol(Noun)

    Preferred

  2. gaol(Verb)

    To confine in a gaol; to imprison

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gaol(noun)

    a place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

gaol(noun)

(a) prison

You ought to be sent to jail for doing that.

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