Definition of jailhouse in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjālˌhous/


North American
A prison.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: jail·house

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