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gaol

  
  ( gaols    plural & 3rd person present)   ( gaoling    present participle)   ( gaoled    past tense & past participle  )
    jail  
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gaol

  

    jail  

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jail   , gaol         
1   
      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)  
2   
      vb   confine, detain, immure, impound, imprison, incarcerate, lock up, send down  


gaol         
    jail  

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gaoler, gal, goal, gambol

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