noun, verb (used with object) British.
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OTHER WORDS FROM gaolgaoler, nounun·der·gaol·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for gaol
The freelancer has since served a gaol term, and so too has the paper's royal correspondent.
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Her men can lie in Grenoble gaol to be dealt with by yourself for supporting her in an attempt to resist the Queen's authority.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The bail, a reputable tradesman, with astonishment declared that he never was in a gaol in his life.
Thus we read that, in 1740, she was committed to Guildford Gaol for receiving stolen goods!The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper