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jailer

noun jail·er \ˈjā-lər\

: a person who is in charge of a jail or who guards the prisoners in a jail

Full Definition of JAILER

1
:  a keeper of a jail
2
:  one that restricts another's liberty as if by imprisonment

Variants of JAILER

jail·er also jail·or \ˈjā-lər\
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First Known Use of JAILER

13th century
JAILER Defined for Kids

jailer

noun jail·er \ˈjā-lər\

Definition of JAILER for Kids

:  a person responsible for the operation of a prison

Variants of JAILER

jail·er also jail·or \ˈjā-lər\

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