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Jail-bird (A)

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One who has been in jail as a prisoner.

At this late period of Christianity we are brought up to abhor jail-birds as we do toads.”—Beecher: The Plymouth Pulpit, August 30th, 1874, vol. ii. 557.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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