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prison-breaking

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an escape from jail

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Riot cheerleader Lord George Gordon was a rabid anti-Catholic who led sixty thousand Protestant rioters on an orgy of burning, looting, and prison-breaking in opposition to a new act outlawing discrimination against Catholics.

    American Connections

  • But not your good old BabyCenter developmental marker milestones sure, I could blog about how the Future Ruler of the Known and Unknown Universe has moved from standing and cruising to balancing and climbing - prison-breaking, effectively, as she masters hoisting herself up and over the baby gates - but these are coming so fast as to defy meaningful posting.

    Archive 2006-07-16

  • Eventually he obtained his discharge and continued on his career of crime and prison-breaking, among other things murdering a policeman and a gaoler, until, on 18th July 1821, he was hanged at Edinburgh.

    The Life of George Borrow

  • Thus died Jack Sheppard; intrepid burglar and incomparable artist, who, in his own separate ambition of prison-breaking, remains, and will ever remain, unrivalled.

    A Book of Scoundrels

  • If Cartouche was a sorry bungler at prison-breaking, Sheppard was unmatched in this dangerous art.

    A Book of Scoundrels

  • Finally, we find him in the prison of Dumfries destined to stand his trial for 'one act of house-breaking, eleven cases of theft, and one of prison-breaking.'

    George Borrow and His Circle Wherein May Be Found Many Hitherto Unpublished Letters Of Borrow And His Friends

  • There are certain acts -- such as resistance to his Majesty's press, prison-breaking, and the whole business of smuggling which are here favoured by all, from the Lord

    Patsy

  • Riddick, but couldn't be more different to the stealthy prison-breaking of Dark Athena.

    Eurogamer

  • But not your good old BabyCenter developmental marker milestones (sure, I could blog about how the Future Ruler of the Known and Unknown Universe has moved from standing and cruising to balancing and climbing – prison-breaking, effectively, as she masters hoisting herself up and over the baby gates – but these are coming so fast as to defy meaningful posting.

    This Blog Needs an Enema | Her Bad Mother

  • As for the prison-breaking and the law, there will doubtless be great riding and running, but I do not believe that here on Isle Rathan you will be in any way disquieted. "

    Patsy

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