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- n. Obsolete spelling of jailer.
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- n. The keeper of a jail. Same as jailer.
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- n. someone who guards prisoners
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Then he caused heavy shackles to be put on his feet and carried him to the prison, where he called the gaoler, whose name was Cuteyt, and said to him, 'O Cuteyt, take this fellow and throw him into one of the underground cells in the prison and torture him night and day.'
The remark to Walter the gaoler was the last time, he vowed, that he would court abuse.
The gaoler was a very fat man with icy little eyes.
His gaoler was a good-natured _sous-officier_ who, amazed and horrified at what was going forward, clung to discipline as a sheet-anchor in the general shipwreck.
Now the gaoler was a huge fellow, over six feet high and broad in proportion, one who could have tackled Toro himself, as far as weight and sheer brute strength went.
` Are you there? 'calls the gaoler in his gruff voice.
The gaoler was a kind man, and as I represented myself to be a free man, my case excited his sympathy.
Those confined in them have the privilege of being able to call the gaoler when they like.
The priest called the gaoler, and requested writing materials, which were brought, and in a few minutes I had done as he requested.
The priest called the gaoler and requested writing materials, which were brought, and in a few minutes I had done as he requested.