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/ dʒeɪl /
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noun, verb (used with object) British.
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OTHER WORDS FROM gaolgaoler, nounun·der·gaol·er, noun
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How to use gaol in a sentence
He thought it highly probable that Rochester, continuing his mad course, had been gaoled.The Man Who Lost Himself|H. De Vere Stacpoole
Once, Joe, being gaoled for killing a Mexican, Ryan had put up money for a lawyer to get him released.Curly|Roger Pocock
Having stopped the earth and gaoled the fox, must we now deal with the litter?A Book of Quaker Saints|Lucy Violet Hodgkin
Mary Cahel: There were good men were gaoled before him never gave in to anyone at all.
Mary Cahel: It is to speak with my son I am asking, that is gaoled these eight weeks and a day.
British Dictionary definitions for gaol
/ (dʒeɪl) /
British a variant spelling of jail
Derived forms of gaolgaoler, noun
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