What does the word reformatory mean?

Usage examples for reformatory

  1. We do not mean to assert that all who sympathize with any particular reformatory measures, or any particular reformatory party, are on the side of Christ, and all who disapprove these measures, or this party, are against him. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  2. Where the reformatory should be located is a matter that should receive very careful attention. – The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey