death cell

  1. a prison cell for criminals sentenced to death

Words Nearby death cell

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How to use death cell in a sentence

  • The condemned man does not see any of the details of the execution when he enters the death cell.

    Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love | Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton
  • All about you it stretches: a cell,—a death-cell, from which escape is impossible!

    The Lost City | Joseph E. Badger, Jr.
  • He stands less chance of going to prison, or to a death cell.

    Nor Iron Bars a Cage.... | Gordon Randall Garrett
  • When they put a feller in the death-cell they pass in the finest chuck in the land.

    The Bondboy | George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  • The natural, warm scent of her body came through the fragrance of the oils with which she had been anointed in her death cell.

    The Executioner | Frank Riley