bridewell

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Englisch - Englisch
A small prison, or a police station that has cells

Two Fermanagh girls who never laughed were certain that he must have served time in a bridewell, so cold was his expression and so calloused his small hands.

{n} a house of correction, a petty prison
{i} jail, prison
A house of correction for the confinement of disorderly persons; so called from a hospital built in 1553 near St
Bride's (or Bridget's) well, in London, which was subsequently a penal workhouse
bridewell

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    bride·well

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    Etymologie

    [ 'brId-"wel, -w&l ] (noun.) circa 1593. From Bridewell (named after a well dedicated to St Bride), an area of London that once had a "house of correction".

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