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jail cell (plural jail cells)

jail cell
  1. A locked room to incarcerate an inmate in prison.
    • 2006, Royals and the Reich: The Princes von Hessen in Nazi Germany page 90 →ISBN:
      "Hitler's obsession with cars extended to ordering a new Mercedes from his jail cell in Landsberg prison that picked him up on his release in 1924."
    • 1971, The New Leader page 15:
      "The issue might never have been resolved had not Charles Manson himself written from his jail cell, "I tend my hand in fellowship and love to the old sonsabitches who put me here, may they rot of cancer.""
    • 1999, O. J. Simpson Facts and Fictions: News Rituals in the Construction of Reality page 55 →ISBN:
      "A day after being captured outside his 5,700 square-foot Brentwood estate, football legend O.J. Simpson spent Saturday under suicide watch in a 7-by-9 foot jail cell, where he is being held without bail as prosecutors prepare to seek murder indictments from the County Grand Jury."


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