gaolbreak


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gaolbreak

(ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk)
n
Brit a variant spelling of jailbreak
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Noun1.gaolbreak - an escape from jailgaolbreak - an escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"
escape, flight - the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
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GAOLBREAK (Scottish, 3.30am - 4.30am) An early role for Poor Cow star Carol White in a low-budget crime bill-filler.
Likewise, Richard's elevation of the crown and stress on obedience found a counterpart in the efforts of successive Lancastrian regimes, traced by Edmund Powell, to convict Sir John Mortimer of treason for the not strictly treasonable offences of seditious criticism of Henry V, leading a gaolbreak from the Tower, and claiming alarming affinities with the Mortimer earls of March, potential claimants to the throne.