Borstal

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noun Bor·stal \ˈbȯr-stəl\

Definition of Borstal

British

  1. :  reformatory

Examples of borstal in a sentence

  1. She was sent to Borstal for stealing cars.

  2. He spent a year in a Borstal.

Origin and Etymology of borstal

Borstal, English village where the first such institution was set up


First Known Use: 1907


BORSTAL Defined for English Language Learners

Borstal

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noun Bor·stal \ˈbȯr-stəl\

Definition of Borstal for English Language Learners

  • : a special prison used for people who are too young to go to a regular prison


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