Simple Definition of Borstal
: a special prison used for people who are too young to go to a regular prison
Full Definition of Borstal
Examples of borstal in a sentence
She was sent to Borstal for stealing cars.
He spent a year in a Borstal.
Origin of borstal
Borstal, English village where the first such institution was set up
First Known Use: 1907
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