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exercise yard


an enclosed area at a prison for physical exercise's 21st Century Lexicon
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  • But presently, when walking in the exercise yard, the two men were able to have a conversation.

    Fantmas Pierre Souvestre
  • You'll get a shower and you'll be allowed to walk around in the exercise yard.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow
  • The exercise yard in this prison was a twelve-box stable for creatures concluded to be wild beasts.

  • To make matters worse, it only led out into the exercise yard, which was surrounded by two high walls.

  • The outer I had only caught a glimpse of once or twice, when the gate of the exercise yard was open.

  • Gurn was walking quickly and alone round the exercise yard, when a breathless voice sounded in his ear.

    Fantmas Pierre Souvestre
  • On this day the prisoners were taken into the exercise yard to meet their wives and children.

  • During the day we were permitted to stretch our limbs in the exercise yard for about fifteen minutes.

  • He went down the corridor, until he came to where a flight of stairs led to the exercise yard.

    Frank Roscoe's Secret Allen Chapman

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