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- n. Obsolete form of jailer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A jailer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of jailer. Chaucer.
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My first experience of poor searching was when I was still a probationer on gailer duty, checking the cells on handover I found a fully loaded .22 five shot revolver under the plastic mattress in the cell.