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  • as injail
  • as instockade
  • as inpokey

synonyms for jailhouse

  • cell
  • lockup
  • penitentiary
  • prison
  • bastille
  • brig
  • bullpen
  • can
  • clink
  • cooler
  • dungeon
  • inside
  • joint
  • pen
  • pound
  • rack
  • reformatory
  • slammer
  • solitary
  • stir
  • stockade
  • black hole
  • detention camp
  • house of correction
  • penal institution
  • up the river
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How to use jailhouse in a sentence

Nicole Reffitt said she helped her husband write the letter and solicit support through phone calls and a jailhouse messaging app inmates are allowed to use periodically to communicate with the outside world.
IN EXCLUSIVE JAILHOUSE LETTER, CAPITOL RIOT DEFENDANT EXPLAINS MOTIVES, REMAINS BOASTFULBY JOSHUA KAPLAN AND JOAQUIN SAPIENMAY 11, 2021PROPUBLICA
One striking example of this is the $350,000 former Missouri sheriff’s home outfitted with a hidden door leading to an old-fashioned jailhouse that made headlines last August.
EXPLORING THE WILD WORLD OF WEIRD HOMES ON ZILLOW CAN BE A CABIN FEVER CUREMEGAN MCCLUSKEYMARCH 15, 2021TIME
Alaska lawmakers were unmoved, comparing the swabs to jailhouse mugshots.
ALASKA REQUIRES DNA BE COLLECTED FROM PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR VIOLENT CRIMES. MANY POLICE HAVE IGNORED THAT.BY KYLE HOPKINS, ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWSDECEMBER 31, 2020PROPUBLICA
At the jailhouse meeting in Phoenix, Treem and Gordon urged the inmate to sign the document.
TWO PROMINENT MD. LAWYERS ACCUSED OF CONSPIRING TO BLOCK FEDERAL MONEY LAUNDERING INVESTIGATIONANN MARIMOWDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And you men hold the answer whether Lee used the telephone from the jailhouse.
WARREN COMMISSION (1 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. I (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
The market place was in Snow Hill on the public square near the jailhouse.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES.WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
I ain't never peeped into a jailhouse or had handcuffs on these hands.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES, ARKANSAS NARRATIVES, PART 4WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
No Mam, I ain't never been in no jailhouse in all my days, and I sho ain't aimin' to de nothin' to make 'em put me dar now.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
If one Nigger did kill another Nigger, dey tuk him and locked him in da jailhouse for 30 days to make his peace wid God.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES: VOLUME IV, GEORGIA NARRATIVES, PART 1WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
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WORDS RELATED TO JAILHOUSE

  • bastille
  • black hole
  • brig
  • bullpen
  • can
  • cell
  • clink
  • cooler
  • detention camp
  • dungeon
  • house of correction
  • inside
  • jailhouse
  • joint
  • lockup
  • pen
  • penal institution
  • penitentiary
  • pound
  • prison
  • rack
  • reformatory
  • slammer
  • solitary
  • stir
  • stockade
  • up the river
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.