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condemned cell

noun
1.
a prison cell in which a person condemned to death awaits execution
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  • Hot time he picked out for it, didn't he, with me here in the condemned cell?

    Torchy, Private Sec. Sewell Ford
  • Chapter thirty-sixth was to be devoted to Sarah in the condemned cell.

    Boycotted Talbot Baines Reed
  • He was a condemned man, alone in a condemned cell, waiting for the last hour.

    The Day of Judgment

    Joseph Hocking
  • What on earth shall you find to say to some one in a condemned cell?

    Into the Highways and Hedges F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)
  • When we enter the condemned cell, the chaplain is already there, and has been for some time.

  • He will take you to the condemned cell and do all that is necessary.

    The Drunkard

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • She was painted by Hogarth, in the condemned cell, two days before her execution.

    Hogarth C. Lewis Hind
  • Sir,' sighed a turnkey, 'she must now go to the condemned cell.

    The Orange Girl

    Walter Besant
  • I might be said to hear it that night myself in the condemned cell!

    St. Ives Robert Louis Stevenson
  • For greater security Valentine had been confined in the condemned cell.

    The Haunted Homestead E. D. E. N. Southworth

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