Gaol in a sentence as a noun

The plan is to use gaol [1] for sandboxing.

It's probably worth noting that "gaol" hasn't been common in British English for some time.

Yeah, fear of landing in gaol/jail/prison, or your silly children landing in jail, is a pretty big thing.

A search of the BBC news site reveals "jail" being used almost daily while "gaol" is only used to refer to historical buildings which are now closed.

It's a strict-liability offense: merely having the stuff in your hard drive cache, unlooked-at, is enough to draw a gaol sentence.

Gaol in a sentence as a verb

Our gaol was to build a company with combined strengths of design, development, and distribution, to be a one stop shop for a clients digital marketing and advertising needs.

No apologies, just s shrug of the shoulders - and this after I had remained extremely calm and pleasant during the whole process because losing it just makes things worse in that type of situation, and may even leave you in gaol.

Servo's sandboxing story is Rust's gaol library [1], which has no support for Windows yet, but any multiprocess deployment on Windows would want to be accompanied by a sandbox utilizing those kinds of features.

It seems silly to use PCL-R as the definition of psychopathy for the general population, however, because "Revocation of conditional release" is something that one can only experience after being institutionalized or sent to gaol.

Gaol definitions


a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

See also: jail jailhouse clink slammer poky pokey


lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"