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- n. a room where a prisoner is kept
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In his jail cell in Kabul, the Taliban spokesman Abdul Haq Hanif acknowledged the linkage between the Taliban and the drug trade, conceding what pretty much every Afghan and U.S. official in Afghanistan has been saying for years, that the Taliban was, in part, a drug cartel.
In Kirkcudbright we visited the jail cell where Jones, charged with flogging a man to death, was imprisoned in November 1770.
Astrid was clearly making an effort to look cheerful, but I could tell she was distraught, and even I felt a little guilty at the thought of poor Łukasz, who had been nice to me, languishing in some Communist jail cell while we feasted on langouste and oysters.
"So, darlin-, I pushed aside everything else, cleared me jail cell o" professional journals and scholarly books and, yes, girlie magazines, too, although Alobar was to teach me that was a mistake, and I vowed to dedicate me every erg o" energy to this modest pursuit: the eradication o" death.
Her purple dress wasn't of the finest material, nor the latest fashion, but I'd never seen anyone more out of place in a jail cell than Anne Carmaux.