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Jail liberties
Jail Jail, 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 gaol.] This jail I count the house of liberty. --Milton. Jail bird, a prisoner; one who has been confined in prison. [Slang] Jail delivery, the release of prisoners from jail, either legally or by violence. Jail delivery commission. See under Gaol. Jail fever (Med.), typhus fever, or a disease resembling it, generated in jails and other places crowded with people; -- called also hospital fever, and ship fever. Jail liberties, 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. Jail lock, a peculiar form of padlock; -- called also Scandinavian lock.

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- Liberties which guaranteed the "Saxon" liberties of the City of London. In 1100 the Charter of Liberties is p****ed which sets out certain liberties of...
- American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1920 "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to...
- Civil liberties are guarantees and freedoms that liberal governments commit not to abridge, either by legislation or judicial interpretation, without...
- Liberties and Territories (French: Groupe Libertés et territoires, LT) is a parliamentary group in the French National ****embly. It was formed on October...
- political myth of Magna Carta and its protection of ancient personal liberties persisted after the Glorious Revolution of 1688 until well into the 19th...
- The Liberties (Irish: Na Saoirsí or occasionally Na Libirtí) is an area in central Dublin, Ireland, located in the southwest of the inner city. One of...
- Liberties College is an educational institution in Bull Alley Street, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Liberties College offers Further Education courses...
- The Charter of Liberties, also called the Coronation Charter, was a written proclamation by Henry I of England, issued upon his accession to the throne...
- Civil liberties in the United States are certain unalienable rights retained by (as opposed to privileges granted to) citizens of the United States under...
- Taking Liberties is an Elvis Costello compilation album, consisting of tracks not previously released on his albums as released in the US. It is largely...
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