Newgate

noun

New·​gate ˈnü-ˌgāt How to pronounce Newgate (audio)
ˈnyü-,
-gət How to pronounce Newgate (audio)
: a London prison razed in 1902

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Newgate was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Newgate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Newgate. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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