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Definition: Jail lock
(j[=a]l), n. [OE. jaile, gail, gayhol, OF. gaole,
gaiole, jaiole, F. ge[^o]le, LL. gabiola, dim. of gabia cage,
for L. cavea cavity, cage. See Cage
A kind of prison; a building for the confinement of persons
held in lawful custody, especially for minor offenses or with
reference to some future judicial proceeding. [Written also
This jail I count the house of liberty. --Milton.
, the release of prisoners from jail, either
legally or by violence.
Jail delivery commission
. See under Gaol
(Med.), typhus fever, or a disease resembling
it, generated in jails and other places crowded with
people; -- called also hospital fever
, and ship fever
, or Jail limits
, a space or district
around a jail within which an imprisoned debtor was, on
certain conditions, allowed to go at large. --Abbott.
, a peculiar form of padlock; -- called also