PEN members marched around the Czech embassy to protest the jailing of Vaclav Havel.
Turkey, a NATO member and European Union aspirant, has a long history of jailing journalists and dissenters.
Even worse is the way the government has responded—by jailing its critics and making them heroes.
The jailing of a seducer offered a tangible recompense for the self-denial which he, as a non-seducer, practiced.
You could have rendered his people a much better one by telling the truth and 'jailing him,' as you say.
I'm not arresting people, jailing them, making them disappear.
What is a fine of a thousand dollars, and jailing for six months, to the liberty of a man?
Who but a Hapsburg caused the persecution and jailing of the revivalists who undertook the task of awakening the nation?
The arrival of these men was always the signal for so-called riots, and wholesale clubbing, shooting and jailing of strikers.
Thereupon follows the story of the capture and jailing of Finnegan and Company.
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+)