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Definition of Jail

Jail

  1. 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.
  2. To imprison.

Jail Quotations

I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale; handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail; only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalised a brick; I'm so mean I make medicine sick.
Muhammad Ali

If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
Mario Cuomo

You can jail a Revolutionary, but you can't jail the Revolution.
Huey Newton

What I learned in jail is that I can't change. I can't live a different lifestyle - this is it. This is the life that they gave and this is the life that I made.
Tupac Shakur

If it's illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!
Kurt Cobain
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Jail Translations

jail in Dutch is gevangenis, nor, kerker
jail in French is prison
jail in Hungarian is dutyi, fogda
jail in Italian is prigione
jail in Latin is carcer
jail in Norwegian is fengsel, fengsle
jail in Portuguese is cadeia, prisno, cadeio