jailor jailor

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who guards prisoners

Usage(s):

  • In the modern Nazi State the procedure recommended last week is for the German jailor to enter the cell of the condemned and say, "Here is a pistol and a bottle of poison.

News

  • The New Firefox Is Awesome—But That Won't Make It Relevant Again

    After years of lackluster performance, the Firefox browser is back. Its latest incarnation—version 22, for those counting at home—is a speedy desktop browser featuring some fancy future-forward tech. It's just too bad that the Web's future lies in mobile, where Firefox still can't win.  Liberator And Jailor Years ago, Firefox liberated Windows users from the stagnation of Internet Explorer, only ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: ReadWriteWeb

Quotes

  1. "If Dr. King could love his jailor, if he could call the faithful who once sat where you do to forgive those who set dogs and fire hoses upon them, then surely we can look past what divides us in our time," Obama told an overflow crowd at the...
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

  2. Colonel Joseph J. Douez from Grand Forks Air Force Base quoted Kennedy, saying, "Conformity is the jailor of freedom and the enemy of growth," and went on to say himself that, "We're proud of our past, we're embracing change, we look forward...
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: John F Kennedy Source: UND The Dakota Student

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