from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of jail.
  • n. An instance of a person being jailed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of putting someone in prison or in jail as a lawful punishment.


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