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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, gaol (dated, British
used in Canada
and Australia), penitentiary
- Prison Break
is an American serial drama television series created
by Paul Scheuring
for Fox. The series revolves around
two brothers, Lincoln
is a "control-unit" prison
, or a unit within prisons
, which represents
the most secure level
in the prison systems
- The Stanford prison experiment
(SPE) was a psychological experiment conducted
in the summer
of 1971. It was a two-w**** simulation
of a prison
- Evin Prison
(Persian: زندان اوین, romanized: Zendân-e-Evin) is a prison located
in the Evin neighborhood
of Tehran, Iran. The prison
has been the primary...
- 52.52111; 13.18528 Spandau Prison
in the borough
in West Berlin. It was originally
a military prison
in 1876, but became...
camp may refer
(concentration camp or internment
camp) Federal prison
camp, low-security facility among those
on list of U.S. federal...
- His Majesty's Prisons
(Her Majesty's Prisons
in the case of a female
monarch) is the name given
in the United
Kingdom, as well as some in Australia...
****uality (or prison
**** or penitentiary
of ****ual relationships between prisoners
and a prison employee
- A debtors' prison
is a prison
who are unable
to pay debt. Until
the mid-19th century, debtors' prisons
in form to locked
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