Crossword clues for jail
- First corner after "Go" in Monopoly
- Corner Monopoly square
- Monopoly square between Connecticut Avenue and St. Charles Place
- Monopoly space that says "Just Visiting"
- Monopoly space with the words "Just Visiting"
- A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
- O. Henry slept here
- Slammer; stir
- Monopoly corner
- Con's confines
- "Big house," e.g.
- Sing Sing is one
- Kind of bird or bait
- Square in Monopoly
- One corner in Monopoly
- "Go directly to _____"
- Corner square in Monopoly
- Monopoly corner square
- Lock up
- Fine alternative
- Set in "Die Fledermaus"
- Corner after "GO"
- Monopoly square
- One corner of a Monopoly board
- See 33-Down
- "The Usual Suspects" setting
- See 33-Across
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gaol \Gaol\ (j[=a]l), n. [See Jail.] A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail. [Preferably, and in the United States usually, written jail.]
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.
Gaol delivery. (Law) See Jail delivery, under Jail.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 13c., gayhol, from Old North French gaiole and Old French jaole, both meaning "a cage, prison," from Medieval Latin gabiola, from Late Latin caveola, diminutive of Latin cavea "cage, enclosure, stall, coop" (see cave (n.)). Both forms carried into Middle English; now pronounced "jail" however it is spelled. Persistence of Norman-derived gaol (preferred in Britain) is "chiefly due to statutory and official tradition" [OED].
"to put in jail," c.1600, from jail (n.). Related: Jailed; jailing.
n. A place for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody or detention, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding. vb. To imprison.
A jail is a short-term local prison in the United States and Canada.
Jail may also refer to:
Jail (stylized as JAIL) is a reality television series that follows suspected criminals from booking through incarceration. The series was created and produced by John Langley and his son, Morgan Langley, through their Langley television and film Productions company who also produce Cops. It first appeared on MyNetworkTV's 2007 Fall schedule. It was later syndicated on TruTV, under the name Inside American Jail, and Spike.
The booking of former NFL Hall of Famer O.J. Simpson into the Clark County, Nevada Detention Center was featured in the show's February 11, 2008 episode.
The theme song, "Get Me Out", is performed by rapper Lil' Droppa, who announced plans to promote the song with a .
Jail is a 2009 Indian prison- drama film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar and starring Neil Nitin Mukesh, Arya Babbar, Mugdha Godse and Manoj Bajpayee.
Jail is a 1966 Indian Malayalam film, directed and produced by Kunchacko. The film stars Sathyan, Sharada, Adoor Bhasi and Thikkurissi Sukumaran Nair in lead roles. The film had musical score by G. Devarajan.
Usage examples of "jail".
Guard Captain arrived, he told me that I could either stay in jail all night and face trial in the morning or I could trust in the judgment of the gods by being in the front ranks of the defenders when Abraxas attacked that evening.
The fact that these drug abusers were in jail proved, once and for all, that drugs drove people to crime.
He had shamelessly used Addle during these weeks in jail, in solitary.
Equally consistent with the requirements of due process is a statutory procedure whereby a prosecutor of a case is adjudged liable for costs, and committed to jail in default of payment thereof, whenever the court or jury, after according him an opportunity to present evidence of good faith, finds that he instituted the prosecution without probable cause and from malicious motives.
The first was not surprising, considering the fact that Imer was in jail with a strong probability of being adjudged mentally unbalanced.
This is the level of culture at which Sherman Anti-Trust acts are passed, brothels are raided, and labor agitators are thrown into jail.
Houses suspected of carrying it on, are at all times subject to a visit from the alguacils, all the people found in them being carried off to jail.
Slater was found unconscious in the hollow of a tree, and taken to the nearest jail, where alienists from Albany examined him as soon as his senses returned.
Like the Admiral, the Ayatollah had had a close and trusted friend liberated from the Nimrod Jail.
Belize, with scraggly, narrow streets and romantic houses with protruding balconies, brightly painted doorways, and every window as becrossed with iron bars as if it were a jail.
If someone charged her with bigamy, he added, he would spring her from jail and elope somewhere that was out of the local jurisdiction.
Abu Ghraib prison commanded headlines in spring 2004, Iraqi blogger Ali posted the reflections of a physician friend who had treated inmates at the notorious jail.
When the thuggish mullahs jailed blogger Sina Motallebi, fury roiled the blogosphere.
High Street a few weeks later to see the young man escorted from Bocardo jail by his uncle, and carried off so wrapped in chains he could scarcely move.
It had seemed to him back in the beginning, back during that first conference with the governor and Bookman and Noyes, that probably the most logical way to handle the situation was the legal way: take Joe Mondragon to court, find against him, make him stop irrigating, or--if he refused to quit--throw him in jail and be prepared to take the consequences.