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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 jail or gaol (dated, standard
English, Australian, and historically
in Canada), penitentiary
is a "control-unit" prison
, or a unit within prisons
, which represents
the most secure levels
in the prison systems
- Prison Break
is an American serial drama television series created
by Paul Scheuring
for Fox. The series revolves around
two brothers, Lincoln
- Prison Playbook
(Korean: 슬기로운 감빵생활; Hanja: 슬기로운 監房生活; RR: Seulgiroun Gamppangsaenghwal; lit. Wise Prison
Life) is a 2017 South Korean television
offenses. The United States
has the largest prison
po****tion in the world, and the highest
- Majesty's Prison Belmarsh
is a Category-A men's prison
in Thamesmead, south-east London, England. It is run by Her Majesty's Prison
Service. Belmarsh Prison
- Newgate Prison
was a prison
at the corner
of Newgate Street
and Old Bailey Street
the City of London, England, originally
at the site of Newgate...
- The Stanford prison experiment
(SPE) was a role-play and simulation, held at Stanford University
in the summer
of 1971. It was intended
- 52111; 13.18528 Spandau Prison
in the borough
Berlin. It was originally
a military prison
, but became
- A prison
cell (also known
as a jail cell) is a small
room in a prison
or police station where
is held. Cells greatly
vary by their
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