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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Prisoner  \Pris"on*er\,  n.  [F.  prisonnier.] 
  1.  One  who  is  confined  in  a  prison.  --Piers  Plowman. 
 
  2.  A  person  under  arrest,  or  in  custody,  whether  in  prison  or 
  not  a  person  held  in  involuntary  restraint;  a  captive; 
  as  a  prisoner  at  the  bar  of  a  court.  --Bouvier. 
 
  Prisoner  of  Hope  thou  art,  --  look  up  and  sing. 
  --Keble. 
 
  {Prisoner's  base}.  See  {Base},  n.,  24. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  prisoner 
  n  :  a  person  who  is  confined;  especially  a  prisoner  of  war  [syn: 
  {captive}] 




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