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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JAILER

What had become of the jailer and the guards, Theseus never knew.

And then the brown hand of her jailer closed over her mouth.

The jailer pointed with his bunch of keys to a cell before him.

His right hand continued to hang above the gun he had taken from the jailer.

To know and to feel that they regard themselves as your prisoners, and you as their jailer?

"Here 's your breakfast," said the jailer, as he stopped the course of my revery.

But all the same “jailer” was a funny name to give a man; unkind, unfriendly, nasty.

That is so far fortunate, because the jailer is an old acquaintance of mine.

It was opened on the instant, and the Jailer, followed by two others, entered.

The jailer was an old tenant of his, and readily came into his plans.

WORD ORIGIN

also gaoler, late 14c., from Old North French gayolierre, Old French jaioleur, agent noun from jaole (see jail (n.)).

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captor

nounone who has captured a person or thing
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