borstal definition

  • noun:
    • the prisons setup in Britain for delinquent guys from 1895 to 1983.
    • Any establishment which offers education to young offenders.
    • a British reform college for youngsters between 16 and 22.
    • formerly a British reform school for youths considered too-young to send to jail
    • some of the prisons setup in Britain for delinquent kids from 1895 to 1983.
    • Any institution which supplies education to youthful offenders.
    • a British reform school for youngsters between 16 and 22.
    • formerly a British reform college for youngsters considered too-young to send to prison

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