Definitions for jailhouseˈdʒeɪlˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jail•houseˈdʒeɪlˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪz(n.)(pl.)-hous•es

  1. a jail.

Origin of jailhouse:

1805–15

Princeton's WordNet

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

    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)

Wiktionary

  1. jailhouse(Noun)

    A building containing a jail.

  2. Origin: jail + house

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