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Definition: Prison van
(?; 277), n. [F., fr. L. prehensio, prensio, a
seizing, arresting, fr. prehendre, prendere, to lay hold of,
to seize. See Prehensile
, and cf. Prize
1. A place where persons are confined, or restrained of
personal liberty; hence, a place or state o? confinement,
restraint, or safe custody.
Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy
name. --Ps. cxlii.
The tyrant [AE]olus, . . .
With power imperial, curbs the struggling winds,
And sounding tempests in dark prisons binds.
2. Specifically, a building for the safe custody or
confinement of criminals and others committed by lawful
, or Prison base
. See Base
, n., 24.
. (Law) See Note under 3d Escape
, n., 4.
, a prison. --Shak.
(Naut.), a ship fitted up for the confinement
, a carriage in which prisoners are conveyed to
and from prison.