Part of speech:
Inflicting or aiming to inflict punishment; punishing.
A penal institution for the discipline, reformation, and training of young or first offenders.
Any jail or other place of confinement including work camps, jails, reformatories, penitentiaries, and correctional institutions.
A pen shell.
Serving as or constituting a means or place of punishment:
Any of various containers usually or traditionally cylindrical, made of metal, and with a separate cover
(Onomatopoeia) The sound of metal on metal, or glass on glass.
Joint is defined as slang for a cheap bar, prison or a marijuana cigarette.
(Slang) A bottle of whiskey
A slight movement:
A similar fenced or enclosed area, especially one used for protection.
An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
(Old, Slang) A jail or guardhouse
(Slang) A jail
(Hurling) The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.
Of, relating to, or expressing penitence.
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