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death house Explained

death house at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

death house
n : the cellblock in a prison where those condemned to death
await execution [syn: {death row}]

death house at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Syn. death row.
    1. A holding area in a prison for condemned prisoners in the time immediately prior to execution.

      References

      * Syn. death row: Christianson, Scott, Condemned: Inside the Sing Sing Death House, NYU Press, 2000, ISBN 978-0814715963

  • Holding area: Pickett, Carroll, Within These Walls: Memoirs of a Death House Chaplain, St. Martin's Press, 2002, ISBN ISBN 978-0312287177

  • Translation: et » death house