Definition of Jailbirds

1. Noun. (plural of jailbird) ¹



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Definition of Jailbirds

1. jailbird [n] - See also: jailbird

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jailbirds

jai
jai alai
jaikie
jaikies
jail
jail-bird
jail-birds
jail bait
jail cell
jail delivery
jail fever
jailable
jailbaits
jailbird
jailbirds (current term)
jailbreak
jailbreaker
jailbreakers
jailbreaking
jailbreaks
jailbroke
jailbroken
jailed
jailee
jailer
jaileress
jaileresses
jailers
jailhouse

Literary usage of Jailbirds

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1. The Journal of the Joint Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction: 39th by Benjamin Burks Kendrick (1914)
""The negroes are your friends, and they and the felons and jailbirds are to ... 'Hise had good reason to speak of "jailbirds and felons," for on January 7, ..."

2. Revolutions in Mexico: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on by United States, Senate, Congress, Committee on Foreign Relations (1913)
"I went to a friend of mine named Lonergan, who was a banker, and I said to him, " They have let out the jailbirds, and if these men come in and attack the ..."

3. The New Standard History of the World: A General History of All the Nations edited by L. Brent Vaughan (1908)
"He took a company of forty jailbirds, liberated for the purpose, to the coast of Nova Scotia, but his enterprise utterly failed. ..."

4. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"Famous discoverers like Magellan and Columbus and Vasco da Gama travelled at the head of crews that were almost entirely composed of ex-jailbirds, ..."

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