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  • n  a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
  • v  lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

  • Of course, the audience is amused and Abe and Mawruss are released from gaol, so that they may appear before future generations in another business.
  • Prisoner Bell had been in gaol since June for robbery murder.
  • He escaped, held up a farmer, stole a horse, was captured by a posse, sentenced to gaol for "as long as he could see.
News & Articles

  • Australia farmer hands over 'Ned Kelly's skull'
    An Australian farmer has handed over a skull which he says belongs to the legendary Irish bushranger Ned Kelly (no relation!) The farmer, Tom Baxter, says the skull is the one stolen in 1978 from a display case at the Old Melbourne Gaol where Kelly was hanged in 1880.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
  • Australia farmer hands over 'Ned Kelly's skull'
    An Australian farmer has handed over a skull which he says belongs to the legendary Irish bushranger Ned Kelly (no relation!) The farmer, Tom Baxter, says the skull is the one stolen in 1978 from a display case at the Old Melbourne Gaol where Kelly was hanged in 1880.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
Quotes

  • Martin McGuinness in Belfast Telegraph
    Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said: "The Gaol is a great community asset and these improvements will be of benefit to the North Belfast community and further afield both as a tourist attraction and for the benefit of local people."
  • Frank Farina in The Canberra Times
    It's almost a mirror image of last year. I think we lost against Sydney at home and Central Coast at home and totally outplayed both of them. They jagged a gaol each and we lost both games one-nil,Farina said. "We're in a similar position...
  • Justin Madden in Special Broadcasting Service
    Although it may not be possible to conclusively match remains to individual prisoners, we hope the analysis will provide a better understanding of the history of the burials following the Old Melbourne Gaol closure in the 1920s,Mr Madden said...

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