condemned cell

condemned cells
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A condemned cell is a prison cell for someone who is going to be executed. [BRIT]

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  • condemned cell — UK US noun [countable] [singular condemned cell plural condemned cells] in the US, a room for a prisoner who is waiting to be killed Thesaurus: types of prison or detension centrehyponym informal wor …   Useful english dictionary

  • condemned cell — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms condemned cell : singular condemned cell plural condemned cells in the US, a room for a prisoner who is waiting to be killed …   English dictionary

  • condemned cell — noun Brit. a cell for a prisoner who is condemned to death …   English new terms dictionary

  • condemned cell — con demned .cell n BrE a room for a prisoner who was going to be punished by death →↑death row …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • condemned cell — prison cell which houses criminals who have been sentenced to die …   English contemporary dictionary

  • condemned cell — /kənˈdɛmd sɛl/ (say kuhn demd sel) noun a cell for prisoners sentenced to death …   Australian English dictionary

  • condemned cell — noun (C) BrE a room for a prisoner who was going to be punished by death …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cell — Synonyms and related words: POW camp, Photronic cell, adytum, animal cell, apartment, ashram, bastille, bioplast, black hole, booth, borstal, borstal institution, box, bridewell, brig, bunch, cabal, cadre, camarilla, cavity, cellular tissue,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • death cell — noun : a prison cell for one awaiting execution * * * death cell noun A prison cell for condemned prisoners awaiting execution • • • Main Entry: ↑death * * * death cell, one of a row of cells in a death house: »The first play is set in a death… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Last Day of a Condemned Man — ( fr. Le Dernier Jour d un Condamné) is a novel by Victor Hugo first published in 1829. The novel recounts the thoughts of a man condemned to die.Plot summaryA man who has been fated to death writes down his cogitations, feelings and fears while… …   Wikipedia

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