jai n (Indian) victory (to) (Hindi jaya victory)
n a version of pelota played by two or four players
(via Spanish from Basque, from jai game, festival + alai merry)
victory to India: a political slogan and a form of greeting in Hindi
(Hindi, from jaya victory + Hind India)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
jail , gaol
n borstal, brig (chiefly U.S.) calaboose (U.S. informal) can (slang) clink (slang) cooler (slang) inside (slang) jailhouse (Southern U.S.) jug (slang) lockup, nick (Brit. slang) penitentiary (U.S.) poky or pokey (U.S. & Canad. slang) prison, quod (slang) reformatory, slammer (slang) stir (slang)
vb confine, detain, immure, impound, imprison, incarcerate, lock up, send down
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.
- Create your own vocabulary list
- Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
- Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
"Collins English Dictionary 5th Edition first published in 2000 © HarperCollins Publishers 1979, 1986, 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"