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
British Dictionary definitions for jailer
jailor or gaoler
Word Origin and History for jailer
also gaoler, late 14c., from Old North French gayolierre, Old French jaioleur, agent noun from jaole (see jail (n.)).