Definition of jailhouse in English:


Syllabification: jail·house
Pronunciation: /ˈjālˌhous


North American
  • A prison.
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    • CompuDyne also supplies security and specialty engineering and telecom products to the military and intelligence agencies, electronic security products for prisons, and all-steel jailhouses.
    • The first morning they visited the jailhouse, two prisoners were behind bars.
    • I had them placed into protective custody at the jailhouse in Hamburg.

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