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"to put in jail, to confine as if in jail," c. 1600, from jail (n.). Related: Jailed; jailing.
Source: etymonline.com

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c. 1300 (c. 1200 in surnames) "a jail, prison; a birdcage." The form in j- is from Middle English jaile, from Old French jaiole "a cage; a prison," from Medieval Latin gabiola &quo [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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/ˈʤeɪl/ verb also British gaol jails; jailed; jailing 2 jail /ˈʤeɪl/ verb also British gaol jails; jailed; jailing Learner's definition of JAIL [+ object] : to put (a person) in jail [..]
Source: learnersdictionary.com

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when the ball is in a position where it cannot be swung at or advanced at all, or in any normal way (e.g., in thick trees) Example: I hit it in jail on number 2 and had to take an unplayable lie.
Source: pgaprofessional.com

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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) imprison: lock up or c [..]
Source: google-dictionary.so8848.com

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It is the position of the ball where it cannot be struck or advanced. So its like the ball is in jail.
Source: buzzle.com

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Help, I'm in jail! Stated when you are faced with a very difficult shot. JERK
Source: golfcoursesguide.org

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a term used to describe an extremely difficult shot or one that is nearly unplayable. Especially when the ball is deep in the trees where the trees themselves look like the bars of a jail cell. Exampl [..]
Source: thegolfexpert.com

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The area on the golf course (one of MANY on every course) where a shot is in such bad shape it is practically impossible to do anything with it. Pay your fine (take your penalty
Source: playthinkinggolf.com

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Help, I'm in jail! Stated when you are faced with a very difficult shot.
Source: aboutgolfschools.org

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A shot that is very difficult to play. If your ball is under a bush and almost impossible to play you are said to be “in jail”.
Source: amgolfscores.com

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When the ball is stuck in an area which is difficult to get out of, especially an area with lots of trees.
Source: guide4golf.com

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another word for prison. Sometimes the word is spelled gaol
Source: eenglish.in

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When the ball lands in the rough.
Source: 1st-golf-info.com

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A jail is a building designated and used to temporarily confine persons who are sentenced to minor crimes or who do not obtain release during the pretrial period, typically operated by local jurisdict [..]
Source: pretrial.org

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To see others in jail, you will be urged to grant privileges to persons whom you believe to be unworthy To see negroes in jail, denotes worries and loss through negligence of underlings. For a young woman to dream that her lover is in jail, she will be disappointed in his character, as he will prove a deceiver. See Gaol.   
Source: dreams-dictionary.org

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a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody ;specif : such a place under the jurisdiction of a local government (as a county) for the confinement of persons awaiting trial or those ...
Source: dictionary.findlaw.com

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Refers to the requirement that a horse which has been claimed that next runs in a claiming race must run for a claiming price 25 percent higher for the next 30 days. Commonly used in the phrase The horse is in (out of) jail.
Source: equibase.com

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Jails are places that confine persons accused of crimes and awaiting trial or convicted of a crime. Jails exist on the local and county levels.
Source: definitions.uslegal.com

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(n) 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)(v) lock up or co [..]
Source: beedictionary.com

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carcer
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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Refers to the requirement that a horse who has been claimed, who next runs in a claiming race--must run for a claiming price 25% higher for the next 30 days. Commonly used in the phrase "The [..]
Source: saratogaracetrack.com

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A place of confinement for persons awaiting trial and for persons sentenced to shorter terms of confinement for misdemeanors.
Source: courts.state.va.us

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A restricted execution environment meant to compartmentalize a process, so that — even if it has security problems — it cannot hurt resources which it would not normally have access to use. On Fre [..]
Source: owasp.org

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secure facility
Source: iteslj.org

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A building designated by law, or regularly used, for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody.
Source: in.gov

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local detention facility under the authority of the County or local municipal governments. Jail can be certified for short or long-term stays. Jails are generally utilized for pretrial or pre-hearing detention, short-term sentences and by necessity for holding while waiting for availability of community services and placements jail days:
Source: jsr.cuyahogacounty.us

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A correctional facility where persons are detained after arrest, remanded before trial, or sentenced for short periods (generally no longer than two years).
Source: popcenter.org

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The local facility where persons in lawful custody are held. Defendants awaiting trial and defendants convicted of lesser crimes are held in jail, as opposed to prison.
Source: victimlaw.org

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A local confinement facility which holds persons detained pending adjudication and/or persons committed after adjudication, usually those committed on sentences of a year or less. See also, Prison.
Source: nycdefense.com

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The adult lockup facility which is separated from juvenile offender housing and processing.
Source: kansas.gov

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A county or city facility for incarceration of sentenced and unsentenced persons.
Source: da.search.org

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A golfer’s term for a ball hit into a lot of trees which makes it very difficult to hit your ball out of…”in jail”
Source: waggle.com


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