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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.

Meaning of Liberties from wikipedia

- 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...
- Civil liberties or personal freedoms are personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cannot abridge, either by law or by judicial interpretation...
- American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed...
- Magna Carta Libertatum (Medieval Latin for "the Great Charter of the Liberties"), commonly called Magna Carta (also Magna Charta; "Great Charter"), is...
- Johnson, and Civil Rights (book) Civil death Civil libertarianism Civil liberties Civil resistance Civil society Civil wrong Constitutional economics Division...
- Middle Temple (which neighbour each other) are two of the few remaining liberties, an old name for a geographic division. They are independent extra-parochial...
- Northern Liberties Township is a defunct township that was located in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The township ceased to exist and was incorporated...
- private hands). It later became a unit of local government administration. Liberties were areas of widely variable extent which were independent of the usual...
- The M****achusetts Body of Liberties was the first legal code established in New England, compiled by Puritan minister Nathaniel Ward. The laws were established...
- 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...
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