a place for the confinement and reform of persons convicted of minor offenses and not regarded as confirmed criminals.
(formerly) a place of confinement for persons convicted of minor offences
noun 1. the upper house of the Japanese diet.
noun 1. the lower house of the General Assembly in Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.
noun 1. a place maintained by the civil authorities for persons charged with a crime, and sometimes for witnesses, awaiting trial. 2. .
- House officer
/ˈhaʊsmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. (med) a doctor who is the most junior member of the medical staff of a hospital, usually resident in the hospital US and Canadian equivalent intern house officer n. An intern or resident who is employed by a hospital to provide service to patients during the period the intern or […]