Definition of jailhouse
: jail 1
Examples of jailhouse in a Sentence
received a tip from an informant inside the county jailhouse
Recent Examples of jailhouse from the Web
A jailhouse phone call transcript showed Gathercole asked his mother to clear his home of guns after his arrest.
After a heated jailhouse encounter between Hastings and his wife, each unfaithful, an alien-looking figure is seen in a nearby cell and then evaporates.
Hernandez's lawyer, Jose Baez, said Tuesday none of the notes was addressed to a jailhouse lover.
Some are jailhouse snitches with questionable motives.
Turner escaped and hid in the woods for two months until he was captured and taken to the jailhouse in the county seat of Jerusalem, today the town of Courtland, Virginia.
Paris Hilton was sentenced today to 45 days at the Century Regional Detention Center, Los Angeles County’s jailhouse for women.
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