Part of speech: verb

To imprison.

Part of speech: noun

A prison. gaol.

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Usage examples "jail":

  1. I'll jail him for this! - "Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective", Ellis Parker Butler.
  2. No jail would be strong enough to keep them away from you. - "The Untamed", Max Brand.
  3. Altogether I do not quite like to picture Frank as he was when he came out of jail, and hurried away. - "None Other Gods", Robert Hugh Benson.