Platt served two years in prison while her daughters were placed with a child welfare agency.
The new deadline for closing the prison was the only new foreign policy initiative in the hour-long speech.
And when I was interviewing people in prison they referenced Heat.
Of the nine who stood against him in 2010, seven saw the inside of a prison.
By contrast, the arsonist behind the Napa fire was given 27 years in prison last year.
To escape—only to escape from the prison walls of a humdrum existence, and to soar!
He was strangled in his prison, and afterwards publicly beheaded .
We are bringing you to the Dominican prison, señor; you will be better used there.
A colon was flogged, chained, and thrown into prison, where he was forgotten.
For my part, if I could have my way, he should be sent to the State's prison; it would only be too good for him.
early 12c., from Old French prisoun "captivity, imprisonment; prison; prisoner, captive" (11c., Modern French prison), altered (by influence of pris "taken;" see prize (n.2)) from earlier preson, from Vulgar Latin *presionem, from Latin prensionem (nominative prensio), shortening of prehensionem (nominative *prehensio) "a taking," noun of action from past participle stem of prehendere "to take" (see prehensile). "Captivity," hence by extension "a place for captives," the main modern sense.
"to imprison," early 14c., from prison (n.) or Old French prisoner (v.). Related: Prisoned; prisoning.