HyperDic: newgate

English > 1 sense of the word Newgate:
NOUNartifactNewgatea former prison in London notorious for its unsanitary conditions and burnt down in riots in 1780
Newgate > pronunciation
Soundsnuw'geyt
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > Newgate: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA former prison in London notorious for its unsanitary conditions and burnt down in riots in 1780; a new prison was built on the same spot but was torn down in 1902.
Instance ofprison, prison houseA correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
Part ofLondon, Greater London, British capital, capital of the United KingdomThe capital and largest city of England

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