[ noo-geyt, -git, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnuˌgeɪt, -gɪt, ˈnyu- /
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a prison in London, England: torn down 1902.
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How to use Newgate in a sentence
A beau highwayman and a miserable chimney sweeper were to be hanged together at Newgate for their respective deserts.
The rioters liberated the prisoners confined in the prisons, and totally destroyed Newgate by fire.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He gave me a long account of his Coventry affairs, and of the commitment of the sheriffs to Newgate.
After a hearing before the House, the sheriffs of Coventry were committed to Newgate, and a new election ordered.
Some of the women made their escape, twenty-two were committed to Newgate, who continued in prison seven weeks.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
British Dictionary definitions for Newgate
/ (ˈnjuːɡɪt, -ˌɡeɪt) /
a famous London prison, in use from the Middle Ages: demolished in 1902
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