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Definition of "jail cell" [jail cell]

  • A room where a prisoner is kept (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "jail cell" in a sentence
  • "In his jail cell in Kabul, the Taliban spokesman Abdul Haq Hanif acknowledged the linkage between the Taliban and the drug trade, conceding what pretty much every Afghan and U.S. official in Afghanistan has been saying for years, that the Taliban was, in part, a drug cartel."
  • "Astrid was clearly making an effort to look cheerful, but I could tell she was distraught, and even I felt a little guilty at the thought of poor Łukasz, who had been nice to me, languishing in some Communist jail cell while we feasted on langouste and oysters."
  • "In Kirkcudbright we visited the jail cell where Jones, charged with flogging a man to death, was imprisoned in November 1770."