noun \ˈjā-lər\

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

Full Definition of JAILER

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

Variants of JAILER

jail·er also jail·or \ˈjā-lər\

First Known Use of JAILER

13th century


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