remand home


noun British.

a detention home for juvenile offenders aged 8–16 years.

Nearby words

  1. remak's sign,
  2. remake,
  3. reman,
  4. remand,
  5. remand centre,
  6. remanence,
  7. remanent,
  8. remanent magnetism,
  9. remanufacture,
  10. remargin

Compare borstal.

Origin of remand home

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for remand home

remand home

noun

(no longer in technical use) an institution to which juvenile offenders between 8 and 14 years may be remanded or committed for detentionSee also community home
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