verb (used with object)
Origin of jail
Can be confusedjail prison
Examples from the Web for jailing
Turkey, a NATO member and European Union aspirant, has a long history of jailing journalists and dissenters.
Even worse is the way the government has responded—by jailing its critics and making them heroes.
PEN members marched around the Czech embassy to protest the jailing of Vaclav Havel.
I'm not arresting people, jailing them, making them disappear.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
Thereupon follows the story of the capture and jailing of Finnegan and Company.Roosevelt in the Bad Lands|H. Hagedorn.
What is a fine of a thousand dollars, and jailing for six months, to the liberty of a man?Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 3 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
You could have rendered his people a much better one by telling the truth and 'jailing him,' as you say.Kitty's Conquest|Charles King
The arrival of these men was always the signal for so-called riots, and wholesale clubbing, shooting and jailing of strikers.The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons|William Z. Foster