verb (used with object)
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Origin of jail
OTHER WORDS FROM jail
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH jailjail , prison.
Words nearby jail
Example sentences from the Web for jail
Violators face up to nine months in jail or as much as $10,000 in fines.
Brinsley got out of jail last July, and was desperate and aimless.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish|M.L. Nestel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The only physician she was permitted to see was the jail doctor.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences|Emily Shire|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even if her clients are convicted—and she does have many now in jail—she at least brings attention to their cases.
But in jail, I was told that my online statements about religion and Islam were illegal.
I'll end up in one, most like, if they don't put me in jail first.One Man's Initiation--1917|John Dos Passos
His lips were tight pressed, his eyes hard, as he rode by the jail again and out into the county road.The Short Cut|Jackson Gregory
He was taken to jail, and the news soon spread that he was an ex-convict and horse-thief.The Twin Hells|John N. Reynolds
Will you describe the place where he was kept while he was there in the jail?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
That jail was standing when I come to Arkansas forty-seven years ago.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration