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Definition of Prison
PrisonPrison Pris"on, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prisoned; p. pr. & vb.
1. To imprison; to shut up in, or as in, a prison; to
confine; to restrain from liberty.
The prisoned eagle dies for rage. --Sir W.
His true respect will prison false desire. --Shak.
2. To bind (together); to enchain. [Obs.]
Sir William Crispyn with the duke was led Together
prisoned. --Robert of
Brunne. PrisonPrison Pris"on (?; 277), n. [F., fr. L. prehensio, prensio, a
seizing, arresting, fr. prehendre, prendere, to lay hold of,
to seize. See Prehensile, and cf. Prize, n.,
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. --Dryden.
2. Specifically, a building for the safe custody or
confinement of criminals and others committed by lawful
Prison bars, or Prison base. See Base, n., 24.
Prison breach. (Law) See Note under 3d Escape, n., 4.
Prison house, a prison. --Shak.
Prison ship (Naut.), a ship fitted up for the confinement
Prison van, a carriage in which prisoners are conveyed to
and from prison.
Meaning of Prison from wikipedia
- A prison
', also known
as a penitentiary, correctional
facility, jail, gaol (dated, British
****uality (or prison
**** or penitentiary
of ****ual relationships between prisoners
and a prison employee
is a "control-unit" prison
, or a unit within prisons
, which represent
the most secure levels
in the prison systems
- A prison
is a place
of detention. Prison
may also refer
imprisonment, a crime
(1949 film), by Ingmar
- Prison Break
is an American television serial drama created
by Paul Scheuring
for Fox. The series revolves around
two brothers, Lincoln Burrows
- The Stanford Prison Experiment
(SPE) was a social psychology experiment
the psychological effects
- private prison
, or for-profit prison
, is a place where people
by a third party
that is contracted
by a government
agency. Private prison
- An open prison
(open jail) is any jail in which
to serve their sentences
with minimal supervision
and perimeter security
- A debtors' prison
is a prison
who are unable
to pay debt. Through
the mid 19th century, debtors' prisons
in form to locked...
- Prison tattooing
is the practice
and displaying tattoos
in a prison
environment. Present-day American
and Russian prisoners
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