Jail

Noun

  • (uncountable) Confinement in a jail.
  • A place or institution for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody or detention, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.
  • In dodgeball and related games, the area where players who have been struck by the ball are confined.
  • (horse racing) The condition created by the requirement that a horse claimed in a claiming race not be run at another track for some period of time (usually 30 days).

Verb

  • To imprison.

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