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being confined to a certain area that usually smells like the combo of piss, shit, feet, ass, nuts, body odor, lysol, and mildew for a preset or indefinite amount of time.

Characteristics include a 64 sq ft room with a sliding door that contains several iron bars that is opened remotely. The room also contains a stainless shitter(def #2) that hasn't been cleaned since 1989 and a bed that probably has been urinated over and jacked off on 1000s of times.

(so I've heard)

also clink, iron city, lockdown, tank, and bighouse
We went on a jail tour last week, and from what I saw it's not my kind of place.
by ricky roma November 18, 2003
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1.A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention, especially persons awaiting trial under local jurisdiction.

2.Detention in a jail
jail sucks
by ac February 24, 2004
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While incarcerated it refers solitary confinement. (ยดthe holeยด)
"after the shake down, the guards took him to jail"
by x July 27, 2003
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A place where crips, bloods, and Pachucos are as happy as clams, but where crooked businessmen are nervous and should never bend over.
Ken Lay belongs in jail with a few hundred greasy slime balls.
by The Wog Whomper May 05, 2005
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A government owned facility that claims to either correct or teach wronged or uneducated individuals but in reality is a front that generates income for the state.
County Jail, State Prison, High school, College
by bobfredjim January 22, 2009
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Slavery of the 21st century in the United States.

Major corporations would rather invest in building more prisons than education and/or employing more people with health benefits.
Oh, let me go buy some thongs so I can support their Secret mission in building more jails.
by Picking a Name Is Hard July 05, 2007
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