Definition of Jail


  • 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)


  • lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"
    "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
    - put behind bars - put away
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Unscramble jail

9 unscramble word found using the letters jail.

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