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Jail
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Jail as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 21 answers for the crossword clue 'Jail', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Jail a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Jail as an answer itself some 95 times.

Jail is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 05 October 2021 with the answer being PRISON, we also found PRISON to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
  • Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Jail'.

  • lija

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

JUG
A large bottle with a narrow mouth

LAG
The act of slowing down or falling behind

4 Letters

GAOL
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

GOTO
Be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.; "She attends class regularly"; "I rarely attend services at my church"; "did you go to the meeting?"

NICK
Mate successfully; of livestock

POKY
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

STIR
A rapid active commotion

5 Letters

CLINK
A short light metallic sound

POKEY
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

6 Letters

COOLER
A cell for violent prisoners

IMMURE
Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

LOCKUP
Jail in a local police station

PRISON
A correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment

REMAND
The act of sending an accused person back into custody to await trial (or the continuation of the trial)

7 Letters

PUTAWAY
Place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"

SLAMMER
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

8 Letters

HOOSEGOW
Slang for a jail

IMPRISON
Confine as if in a prison; "His daughters are virtually imprisoned in their own house; he does not let them go out without a chaperone"

9 Letters

JAILHOUSE
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

11 Letters

INCARCERATE
Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

13 Letters

PUTBEHINDBARS
Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

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