noun, plural jail·hous·es [jeyl-hou-ziz] /ˈdʒeɪlˌhaʊ zɪz/.
Origin of jailhouse
Examples from the Web for jailhouse
Statistics are one thing, enduring the jailhouse ordeal another.Escaping Assad’s Rape Prisons: A Survivor Tells Her Story|Jamie Dettmer|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Sharpton now visited Tupac in prison, the rapper told him that his jailhouse friend was not a big fan of the reverend.
He claimed, “LaBeouf seems to carry with him, to put it mildly, a jailhouse mentality wherever he goes.”
He sits with his elbows on his knees, his jailhouse tattoos a pale blue against the field of copper flesh.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, Loubani became the jailhouse doctor, giving medical advice to prisoners and guards alike.Interview With Canadian Filmmaker John Greyson Following His Release from Cairo's Tora Prison|Jesse Rosenfeld|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I ain't never peeped into a jailhouse or had handcuffs on these hands.
The market place was in Snow Hill on the public square near the jailhouse.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.|Work Projects Administration
No Mam, I ain't never been in no jailhouse in all my days, and I sho ain't aimin' to de nothin' to make 'em put me dar now.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
And you men hold the answer whether Lee used the telephone from the jailhouse.Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy