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jail meaning and definition

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JAIL noun

Definition of jail (noun)

  1. 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)

JAIL verb

Definition of jail (verb)

  1. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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