prison cell

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Noun1.prison cell - a room where a prisoner is keptprison cell - a room where a prisoner is kept  
detention cell, detention centre, bullpen - a large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
cellblock, ward - a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
cooler, tank - a cell for violent prisoners
dungeon - a dark cell (usually underground) where prisoners can be confined
guardroom - a cell in which soldiers who are prisoners are confined
keep, hold - a cell in a jail or prison
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
sweatbox - small or narrow cell
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The cell was not a roomy one; still it was a little larger than an ordinary prison cell.
There were two prison cells, and neither had space left on walls or ceiling for another name or portrait or picture.
He was overjoyed at seeing me, and to know the meaning of the fight, faint echoes of which had reached his prison cell.
Having thus satisfactorily arranged this important duty for Helium, I started the following day for the Valley Dor that I might remain close to the Temple of the Sun until the fateful day that should see the opening of the prison cell where my lost love lay buried.
At the time, this was the unsolved problem of wireless telegraphy--as it still is to-day--but Emil Gluck, in his prison cell, mastered it.
Thus I continued through several of the chambers until in the last one I found a young red Martian boy sleeping upon the stone bench which constituted the only furniture of any of the prison cells.
They struck, but no one was permitted to strike back, for behind them were the prison cells and the clubs of the stupid policemen--paid and professional fighters and beaters-up of men.
Often, from his high seat, he had listened indulgently to police court perjuries in cooked-up cases; but for the first time perjury was directed against him, and he no longer sat above the court, with the bailiffs, the Policemen's clubs, and the prison cells behind him.
Toxteth-born gangster Curtis Warren used a stash of illicit mobile phones to orchestrate a drug smuggle into Britain from a Jersey prison cell, prosecutors claimed during a hearing over his crime order in 2013.
WEBCHAT Thousands of children in Wales will sit down to Christmas dinner this year knowing their mum or dad is locked up in a prison cell Blame the parents.
He was detained by the Dubai Police in Al Rashidiya police station prison cell for allegedly committing adultery.
To start a level playing field every police cell and prison cell in the country should have a steel hook fitted in the ceiling and a length of rope under the pillow.