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Another word for prison

  1. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention

      1. To pass an implement through (a liquid, for example), usually in circular motions, so as to mix or cool the contents:
      2. To use an implement to move or rearrange the fuel in (a fire) to increase light or heat.
      3. To add or mix in (an ingredient, for example) into a liquid or mixture by moving an implement:
      1. One that slams:
      2. A jail.
      1. A large, often rounded vessel of earthenware, glass, or metal with a small mouth, a handle, and usually a stopper or cap.
      2. The amount that a jug can hold.
      3. A small pitcher.
      1. A place or part at which two or more things are joined.
      2. A way in which two or more things are joined:
      3. A point of articulation between two or more bones, especially such a connection that allows motion.
      1. A small enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals.
      2. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
      3. A jail or prison.
      1. A device, container, or room that cools or keeps cool.
      2. A cold drink, usually carbonated, fruit-flavored, and containing wine or other alcoholic ingredients.
      3. A jail.
      1. To make or cause to make a light, sharp ringing sound:
      2. A light, sharp ringing sound, as of glass or metal.
      1. Used to indicate physical or mental ability:
      2. Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
      3. Used to indicate possession of a specified capability or skill:
      1. A ballpoint pen.
      2. A fountain pen.
      3. A pen point.
      1. A jail, especially one in which offenders are held while awaiting a court hearing.
      2. The act or an instance of locking.
      3. The state of being locked.
      1. A prison for those convicted of major crimes.
      2. A tribunal of the Roman Curia having jurisdiction in matters relating to penance, dispensations, and papal absolutions.
      3. A priest whose special function is the administration of the sacrament of penance in a particular church or diocese.
      1. To retain possession of:
      2. To have as a supply:
      3. To provide (a family, for example) with maintenance and support:
      1. A place of detention, especially for persons who are accused of committing a crime and have not been released on bail or for persons who are serving short sentences after conviction of a misdemeanor.
      2. Detention in a jail.
      3. To detain in a jail.
      1. An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
      2. An institution dedicated to the management and rehabilitation of persons perceived to be at risk of becoming criminals.
      1. A two-masted sailing vessel, square-rigged on both masts.
      2. A jail or prison on board a US Navy or Coast Guard vessel.
      3. A jail or guardhouse, especially on the premises of a US military installation.
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Another word for prison

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