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See definition of borstal on Dictionary.com
  • as inhouse of correction
  • as inreform school

synonyms for borstal

  • detention center
  • detention home
  • house of detention
  • reform school
  • reformatory
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How to use borstal in a sentence

You may find it in the little street that runs off the market place, going down towards the Borstal Institution.
THE WONDERJ. D. BERESFORD
Bertram Borstal turned out his pockets and spread their contents on the table before him.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, OCTOBER 14, 1914VARIOUS
It was not till he heard this that Bertram Borstal, racked with indigestion, realised the atrocious barbarity of his reprieve.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, OCTOBER 14, 1914VARIOUS
This led to the foundation of the Borstal scheme, which was first formally started in October 1902.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 6VARIOUS
At Caversham there is a small proportion of the inmates who should be transferred to a Borstal institution.
MENTAL DEFECTIVES AND SEXUAL OFFENDERSW. H. TRIGGS, DONALD MCGAVIN, FREDERICK TRUBY KING, J. SANDS ELLIOT, ADA G. PATTERSON, C.E. MATTHEWS AND J. BECK
I have always said that the hanging gardens of Borstal knocked spots off the hanging gardens of Babylon, and now I know it.
A DWELLER IN MESOPOTAMIADONALD MAXWELL
You smell out the hedgerows, and every borstal leads you out on to the grass.
REST HARROWMAURICE HEWLETT
He is not a criminal and earth is not a Borstal Institution.
PAINTED WINDOWSHAROLD BEGBIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BORSTAL

  • borstal
  • detention center
  • detention home
  • house of detention
  • reform school
  • reformatory
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.