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Meaning of JAILHOUSE

Pronunciation:  'jeyl`haws

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  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)
 

JAILHOUSE is a 9 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: clink, gaol, jail, slammer
 
 See Also: bastille, correctional institution, holding cell, hoosegow, hoosgow, house of correction, lockup, pokey, workhouse

 

 

 

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