- jail delivery,
- jail fever,
- jailhouse lawyer,
Origin of jailer
Examples from the Web for jailer
“The jailer had a high-school-age daughter and was uncertain how to help her get in college,” writes Ferris.
It was akin to a jailer wielding a set of keys before locking you in your cell.
Does the low profile assumed by the former head of Yukos mean that he entered into a secret agreement with his jailer?
He declined to give his name and insisted his jailer was treating him like his mother would.
My jailer said I had to convert to Islam if I hoped to survive.U.S. Must Show It Respects Quran and Its Importance to Afghans|Jere Van Dyk|February 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And with a kind smile he offered his hand to the jailer who stood at the door with a gloomy, sullen air.Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times|Louise Muhlbach
Send this man who seems to have constituted himself my jailer out of earshot, and I will tell you even more.The Vanished Messenger|E. Phillips Oppenheim
"Those great folks does things their own ways; oui-gia," remarked the jailer.The Battle Of The Strong, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The jailer paused, and the diamond laughed in his dazzled eyes.Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
But the jailer had raised his lantern, and the poor man could recognize his betrothed.Within an Inch of His Life|Emile Gaboriau
jailor or gaoler
also gaoler, late 14c., from Old North French gayolierre, Old French jaioleur, agent noun from jaole (see jail (n.)).