Newgate

noun
New·​gate | \ ˈnü-ˌgāt How to pronounce Newgate (audio) , ˈnyü-, -gət\

Definition of Newgate

: a London prison razed in 1902

First Known Use of Newgate

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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