detention of a person by the police solely as protection against a possible attack or reprisal by someone.
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capture, incarceration, imprisonment, detention, commitment, nail, hook, nip, nab, bust, accommodation, nick, crimp, sweep, heat, appropriation, fall, snare, collar
Origin of protective custody
First recorded in 1935–40
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