jail cell


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Noun1.jail cell - a room where a prisoner is keptjail 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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Until then he was at the hospital after he collapsed while he was inside the jail cell.
The city and county of Denver, the Denver Health Medical Center and six other individuals are being sued by a woman who alleges that she was forced to deliver a baby alone on a bench in a jail cell at the Denver County Jail, as (https://kdvr.com/2019/08/28/woman-alleges-she-gave-birth-alone-in-denver-county-jail-cell-with-no-medical-treatment/) reported by FOX 31.
A PRISONER awaiting sentence for stabbing an inmate to death was caught with a weapon in his jail cell.
Speaking to the media after the meeting, she lamented her husband is being kept in a jail cell meant for death row convicts.
"Jail cell in-charge and two other officials have been suspended.
Chief among these is the 'jail cell' bedroom at the rear of the house, compete with an original vaulted brick ceiling, while the hatches used for feeding prisoners are still in-tact.
After receiving the treatment, he was sent back to the jail cell, where he suffered cardiac arrest and died.
The 31-year-old Park City man was found unresponsive and alone in his jail cell shortly after 11 a.m.
The judge is likely to review a video of the Mumbai jail cell prepared by the Indian authorities for the embattled liquor tycoon.
The former prime minister, when asked if he was allowed to pray in the mosque, said he was not permitted to do so and offered his prayers in the jail cell.
-- Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell.
The previous co-chairs - the HDP always has top posts split between a man and a woman - are both in jail.~ Selahattin Demirtas, a human rights lawyer and one of the jailed former co-chairs, is running for president from his jail cell, the HDP announced this week.