Definition of jail

Definition of jail
  1. jail Noun A place for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody or detention, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.
  2. jail Noun Confinement in a jail.
  3. jail Noun school
  4. jail Noun The requirements that a horse claimed in a claiming race not be run at another track for (usually) 30 days.
  5. jail Verb To imprison.
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