jail liberties

plural noun
variants: or jail limits

Definition of jail liberties

: a space or district around a jail which is legally considered as part of the prison and within which a prisoner (as a debtor) is allowed to go at large under a bond of security

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“Jail liberties.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jail%20liberties. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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