noun, plural re·form·a·to·ries.
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The state reformatory was abandoned, and scheduled for demolition once the film was finished.20 Things You Didn’t Know About 'The Shawshank Redemption'|Bill Schulz|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Panopticon By Jenni Fagan A teenage heroine is sent to a reformatory in this dystopian novel.
Opposite him is Jack, whose previous experience in a reformatory has "put him wise," as he expresses it.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
The answer is plain: as in other reformatory institutions, there will be some successes and some failures.
Massachusetts is charged with the support of a great number of charitable and reformatory institutions.
We miss, too, in the prison, another essential element of a reformatory institution.
In other parts of France, as well as in Barn, Jeanne's reformatory movements were looked upon with great disfavor.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird