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Gaol

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Gaoln. [See Jail.].
     A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail.  [1913 Webster]
Commission of general gaol delivery, an authority conferred upon judges and others included in it, for trying and delivering every prisoner in jail when the judges, upon their circuit, arrive at the place for holding court, and for discharging any whom the grand jury fail to indict. [Eng.] -- Gaol delivery. (Law) See Jail delivery, under Jail.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Gaol, Brit. var. of JAIL .

THESAURUS

Gaol

POW camp, bastille, beleaguer, beset, besiege, black hole, blockade, bolt in, borstal, borstal institution, bound, box in, bridewell, brig, cage, cast in prison, cell, chamber, clap in jail, clap up, close in, compass, concentration camp, condemned cell, contain, coop, coop in, coop up, cordon, cordon off, corral, death cell, death house, death row, detention camp, encircle, enclose, encompass, enshrine, federal prison, fence in, forced-labor camp, guardhouse, hedge in, hem in, hold captive, hold in captivity, hold prisoner, house in, house of correction, house of detention, immure, impound, imprison, incarcerate, include, industrial school, intern, internment camp, jail, jailhouse, jug, keep, kennel, labor camp, leaguer, lock in, lock up, lockup, maximum-security prison, mew, mew up, minimum-security prison, oubliette, pen, pen in, penal colony, penal institution, penal settlement, penitentiary, pocket, prison, prison camp, prisonhouse, quarantine, rail in, reform school, reformatory, shrine, shut in, shut up, sponging house, stable, state prison, stockade, surround, the hole, throw into jail, tollbooth, training school, wall in, wrap, yard, yard up

ROGET THESAURUS

Gaol

Prison

N prison, prison house, jail, gaol, cage, coop, den, cell, stronghold, fortress, keep, donjon, dungeon, Bastille, oubliette, bridewell, house of correction, hulks, tollbooth, panopticon, penitentiary, guardroom, lockup, hold, round house, watch house, station house, sponging house, station, house of detention, black hole, pen, fold, pound, inclosure, isolation (exclusion), penal settlement, penal colony, bilboes, stocks, limbo, quod, calaboose, chauki, choky, thana, workhouse, Newgate, Fleet, Marshalsea, King's Bench, Queen's Bench, bond, bandage, irons, pinion, gyve, fetter, shackle, trammel, manacle, handcuff, straight jacket, strait jacket, strait-jacket, strait-waistcoat, hopples, vice, vise, yoke, collar, halter, harness, muzzle, gag, bit, brake, curb, snaffle, bridle, rein, reins, bearing rein, martingale, leading string, tether, picket, band, guy, chain, cord, cavesson, hackamore, headstall, jaquima, lines, ribbons, bolt, deadbolt, bar, lock, police lock, combination lock, padlock, rail, wall, stone wall, paling, palisade, fence, picket fence, barbed wire fence, Cyclone fence, stockade fence, chain-link fence, barrier, barricade, drag.


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