Commission of Jail Delivery

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Commission of Jail Delivery one of the commissions issued to judges of assize and judges of the Central Criminal Court in England
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. gaole (Fr. geôle)—Low L. gabiola, a cage, dim. of Low L. gabia, a cage, a corr. of cavea, a cage—L. cavus, hollow.