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bridewell

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a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • the citadel was later converted into a bridewell to house the city's growing criminal population

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The first known use of bridewell was in 1583

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“Bridewell.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bridewell. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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