The freelancer has since served a gaol term, and so too has the paper's royal correspondent.
An examination of this report shows how even the most insignificant township had its gaol.
He was already up and abroad, gone, his hostess believed, to the gaol.
The men remained in the gaol yard and fought several times and in fact played hell all day.
Well might he dread the reckoning in store for him on return to the gaol.
A short time after that, he was committed to Carlisle gaol, on suspicion of having stolen some plate.
A man named Downey is confined in the gaol of this place for debt.
I'm willing to keep you out of gaol, but it must be on my own conditions.
But now she had a petition, come that day from Lincoln gaol.
There was 'Mpefu, a dingy old fellow who had spent a good deal of his life in a Boer gaol before the war.
late 13c., gayhol, from Old North French gaiole and Old French jaole, both meaning "a cage, prison," from Medieval Latin gabiola, from Late Latin caveola, diminutive of Latin cavea "cage, enclosure, stall, coop" (see cave (n.)). Both forms carried into Middle English; now pronounced "jail" however it is spelled. Persistence of Norman-derived gaol (preferred in Britain) is "chiefly due to statutory and official tradition" [OED].
"to put in jail," c.1600, from jail (n.). Related: Jailed; jailing.
To live tolerably in jail; survive imprisonment: Roy taught me how to jail (1980s+)