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    gaol

    gaol - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gaol

    Definition
    (noun) 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)
    Synonyms : clink , jail , jailhouse , pokey , poky , slammer
    Definition
    (verb) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    Example Sentence
    • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
    • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life
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