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Entry Word: jail
Function: noun
Text: a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody <sentenced to three years in jail for his crime>
Synonyms brig, gaol [chiefly British], guardroom, hoosegow, jug, lockup, pen, penitentiary, prison, stockade
Related Words bull pen; concentration camp, prison camp; dungeon, keep; reformatory, reform school
Near Antonyms freedom