Part of speech: verb

To imprison.

Part of speech: noun

A place of confinement; jail.

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Usage examples "prison":

  1. I'm accustomed to prison from nine to six: I daresay I can stand it from six to nine as well. - "Misalliance", George Bernard Shaw.
  2. You would sooner have been locked up again in prison? - "Ayala's Angel", Anthony Trollope.
  3. " He must go to prison," insisted Mr. Ricaby. - "John Marsh's Millions", Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow.