V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

I. GENERAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

[Means of restraint.] Prison.

[Nouns] prison, prison house; jail, gaol, cage, coop, den, cell; stronghold, fortress, keep, donjon, dungeon, Bastille, oubliette, bridewell, house of correction, hulks, tollboth, panopticon, penitentiary, guardroom, lockup, hold; round house, watch house, station house, sponging house; station; house of detention, black hole, pen, fold, pound; inclosure [more]; penal settlement; bilboes, stocks, limbo, quod; calaboose, chauki, choky, thana; workhouse [U.S.].

Newgate, Fleet, Marshalsea; King's (or Queen's) Bench.

bond; bandage; irons, pinion, gyve, fetter, shackle, trammel, manacle, handcuff, strait-waistcoat, hopples; vice, vise.

yoke, collar, halter, harness; muzzle, gag, bit, brake, curb, snaffle, bridle; rein, reins; bearing rein; martingale; leading string; tether, picket, band, guy, chain; cord (fastening) [more]; cavesson, hackamore [U.S.], headstall, jaquima [U.S.], lines, ribbons.

bolt, bar, lock, padlock, rail, wall; paling, palisade; fence; barrier, barricade.

drag (hindrance) [more].

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