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  • n. Plural form of prison cell.


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  • Though the prison cells were directed to be kept in such a way as to endanger neither the life nor the health of occupants, their true condition was sometimes deplorable, as we see from a document published by J.B. Vidal (Annales de St-Louis des Francais,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent


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