gaol

[jeyl]

noun, verb (used with object) British.


Nearby words

  1. ganymeda,
  2. ganymede,
  3. ganymedes,
  4. gao,
  5. gao xingjian,
  6. gaoler,
  7. gaon,
  8. gaonic,
  9. gaoxiong,
  10. gap

Related formsgaol·er, nounun·der·gaol·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for undergaoler

gaol

noun, verb

British a variant spelling of jail
Derived Formsgaoler, noun

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Word Origin and History for undergaoler

gaol

see jail, you tea-sodden football hooligan.

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