jailing

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jailing

  1. Present participle of jail.

Noun[edit]

jailing (plural jailings)

  1. An instance of a person being jailed.
    • 2009 February 22, Kevin Baker, “Blood on the Street”, New York Times:
      Efforts to unionize were routinely met with clubbings, shootings, jailings, blacklistings and executions, perpetrated not only by well-armed legions of company goons, but also by police officers, deputies, National Guardsmen and even regular soldiers.

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