Examples from the Web for prisoner
And now, similarly, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee: "Bend over and take it like a prisoner!"
Clickbait title notwithstanding, Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!
One prisoner, who was left naked and shackled to a cold floor, died of suspected hypothermia.
He was found guilty and sentenced to life in 1982, but released in 1985 in a prisoner exchange.Palestinian Cabinet Member Dies in Confrontation with Israeli Soldier|Creede Newton|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Apparently all of the staff had done it at some point, but as a prisoner my experience was rare.
A cleverly written description of a young English officer's internment as a prisoner of war in Germany.A Kut Prisoner|H. C. W. Bishop
When breakfast was over, we commenced our return to camp, taking with us our prisoner and captured property.Four Years A Scout and Spy|E. C. Downs
“This, signora, is the prisoner of whom I told you,” said my conductor by way of introduction.Under the Meteor Flag|Harry Collingwood
There, having first stripped his prisoner of all his weapons, Hans sat the man up in the angle of the wall.Otto of the Silver Hand|Howard Pyle
But he is virtually a prisoner in the south tower, guarded by my soldiers.A Witch Shall Be Born|Robert E. Howard
British Dictionary definitions for prisoner
Word Origin and History for prisoner
"person in prison, captive person," late 14c. (earlier "a jailer," mid-13c., but this did not survive Middle English), from Old French prisonier "captive, hostage" (12c., Modern French prisonnier), from prisoun (see prison (n.)). Captives taken in war have been called prisoners since mid-14c.; phrase prisoner of war dates from 1670s (see also POW). Prisoner's dilemma attested from 1957.