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gaols, plural; jails, plural;
  1. Put (someone) in jail
    • - the driver was jailed for two years
  1. A place for the confinement of people accused or convicted of a crime
    • - he spent 15 years in jail
    • - a jail sentence
  2. Confinement in a jail
    • - she was sentenced to three months' jail

  1. a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
  2. imprison: lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"
  3. (jailed) captive: being in captivity
  4. A prison (from Old French prisoun) is a place in which people are physically confined and, usually, deprived of a range of personal freedoms. ...
  5. Operating system-level virtualization is a server virtualization method where the kernel of an operating system allows for multiple isolated user-space instances, instead of just one. ...
  6. Jail (जेल) is a Hindi movie directed by Madhur Bhandarkar and starring Neil Nitin Mukesh, Mugdha Godse and Manoj Bajpai.
  7. Monopoly is a board game published by Parker Brothers, a subsidiary of Hasbro. The game is named after the economic concept of monopoly, the domination of a market by a single entity.
  8. Jail is a reality television series that follows criminals from booking through incarceration. It appears on MyNetworkTV's 2007 Fall schedule. It also airs on TruTV under the name Inside American Jail. The Spike (TV channel) network has recently started airing Jail on Thursday nights at 11PM.
  9. A place for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody or detention, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding; Confinement in a jail; school; The requirements that a horse claimed in a claiming race not be run at another track for (usually) 30 ...
  10. (jailing) An instance of a person being jailed
  11. (JAILED) acronym Stands for "Japanese Animation Industry Legal Enforcement Division." An organization of almost all American anime companies to combat pirating and bootlegging. Can be contacted at 800-917-9799.
  12. Refers to the first month a claimed horse is in a new barn (new owner and trainer) whereby racing rules require it to be entered at a claiming price above that which it was claimed, should the new owner wish to race it.
  13. Slang for when you and your ball are in very deep trouble.
  14. To see others in jail, you will be urged to grant privileges to persons whom you believe to be unworthy. For a young woman to dream that her lover is in jail, she will be disappointed in his character, as he will prove a deceiver. See Gaol.
  15. Jails are run by local law enforcement such as cities or counties. They normally contain inmates with sentences of less than one year and people who are being held pending a trial, awaiting sentencing, or awaiting transfer to other facilities after a conviction. ...
  16. Local facility where persons in lawful custody are held. Defendants awaiting trial and defendants convicted of minor crimes usually are held in jail, not prison. Any person who receives a prison term of one year or less will serve it in the county jail. Those with longer terms will go to prison.
  17. symbolizes your heart and emotions. Specifically it means that you suppress your feelings (keep them captive) and do not share them with others. The logic behind the action is that if people cannot get close they cannot hurt your feelings. ...
  18. A correctional facility designed to detain individuals pending judicial hearings or to provide brief periods of incarceration, generally less than one year, for sentenced inmates. Jails are typically operated by local or county jurisdictions.
  19. a secure detention facility for defendants unable to post bail while awaiting trial
  20. A period following a claim when horses must compete at a claiming level 25 percent higher or remain inactive
  21. A shot that is very difficult to play. If your ball is under a bush and almost impossible to play you are said to be "in jail".
  22. The public areas of the iPhone or iPod to which, by default, Apple allows read/write access via USB. In Unix terms, this refers to the /private/var/root/Media folder.
  23. Run by counties, not the state. Most prisoners are convicted of misdemeanors. However, those convicted of felonies awaiting a court appearance and those awaiting trial for felonies are also housed in the jail.
  24. Refers to the requirements for a horse that has been claimed. Commonly, a claimed horse must run for at least a 25 percent higher claiming price for a month following the claim.
  25. Self-punishment / Limiting or restricting yourself; fear of being trapped emotionally or physically; getting involved with someone or something that is likely to cause trouble; isolation