Definitions for jailerˈdʒeɪ lər

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

    someone who guards prisoners

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  1. jailer(Noun)

    One who enforces confinement in a jail or prison.

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  1. Jailer(noun)

    the keeper of a jail or prison

  2. Origin: [OE. jailer, gailer, OF. geolier, F. gelier. See Jail.]

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