from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A procedural tour of duty in a prison in which guards frequently check the cells of inmates suspected of suicidal tendencies.
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- n. A period of monitoring of someone, especially a prisoner deemed likely to commit suicide, to ensure they do not commit suicide.
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