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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section I. General Intersocial Volition
 
754. Prisoner.
 
  
NOUN:PRISONER, convict, captive, détenu [F.], collegian [slang, Eng.], close prisoner.
  JAILBIRD or gaolbird, ticket-of-leave man [Brit.], chevronné [F.].
  
VERB:stand committed; be imprisoned [See Restraint].
  
ADJECTIVE:IMPRISONED [See Restraint]; in prison, in quod [slang], in durance vile, in limbo, in custody, in charge, in chains; behind bars; under lock and key, under hatches.
  on parole.
  
QUOTATION:Dweller in yon dungeon dark.—Burns

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