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bridewell

(ˈbraɪdˌwɛl; -wəl)
n
(Law) a house of correction; jail, esp for minor offences
[C16: after Bridewell (originally, St Bride's Well), a house of correction in London]
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Yes, sir," says she; "and I hope your worship will send out your warrant to take up the hussy its mother, for she must be one of the neighbourhood; and I should be glad to see her committed to Bridewell, and whipt at the cart's tail.
And it's a great deal better, Work'us, that she died when she did, or else she'd have been hard labouring in Bridewell, or transported, or hung; which is more likely than either, isn't it?
In two hours, six-and-thirty fires were raging--six-and-thirty great conflagrations: among them the Borough Clink in Tooley Street, the King's Bench, the Fleet, and the New Bridewell.
And warn't it me as had been tried afore, and as had been know'd up hill and down dale in Bridewells and Lock-Ups?
And team-mate Tommy Bridewell is ready to get back on track after a five-week break and looking to build on his fourth place finish last time as he chases his first podium of the season.
Most are still in prison and will be brought to Dublin's Bridewell court tomorrow to be charged with violent disorder, with up to eight others having since been released from jail.
THE freeloading bandwagon moves across to the Duke Street area of Liverpool tonight, when Jalons Bridewell holds is official launch.
Guests will be able to spend a night in the cells for all the right reasons as the former Bridewell prison on Cheapside becomes the first hotel by staycentral.
Team-mate Tommy Bridewell finished fourth and fifth and is now fifth in the overall standings.
Lillis, of Windgate Road, Howth, had been held overnight in the Bridewell Garda station and was brought into the court through the tunnel connecting the two buildings.
The former Colin's Bridewell in Campbell Square, off Duke Street, closed a year ago.
TEST SEAN BRADBURY visits the Liverpool One Bridewell PRISONS aren't what they used to be.