Definitions for jailerˈdʒeɪ lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jail•erˈdʒeɪ lər(n.)

or jail•or

  1. a person in charge of a jail.

  2. a person who forcibly confines another.

Origin of jailer:

1250–1300; ME < AF

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prison guard, jailer, jailor, gaoler, screw, turnkey(noun)

    someone who guards prisoners


  1. jailer(Noun)

    One who enforces confinement in a jail or prison.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jailer(noun)

    the keeper of a jail or prison


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