noun, verb (used with object) British.
Words nearby gaol
OTHER WORDS FROM gaolgaol·er, nounun·der·gaol·er, noun
Definition for gaol (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of jail
OTHER WORDS FROM jail
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH jailjail prison
Examples from the Web for gaol
The freelancer has since served a gaol term, and so too has the paper's royal correspondent.
He had had the accused in the present case under observation since the time he had been brought to the gaol.The Shrieking Pit|Arthur J. Rees
It is known for instance that after the Malaboch war sixty-four of the tribe were incarcerated in Pretoria Gaol.The Transvaal from Within|J. P. Fitzpatrick
The Frenchmen did so much damage to the gaol, that it cost £2000 to put it in order after their departure.Recollections of Old Liverpool|A Nonagenarian