Definition of Bridewell:
calaboose, can, penitentiary, guardroom, coop, hold, big house, jailhouse, joint, quod, tolbooth, jug, cooler, prison, lockup, hock, stir, clink, nick, pokey, slam, slammer, stockade, pen, bastille, hoosegow, brig.
- "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
Speaking of flint for building, we all know that some of the finest flint work in the kingdom is to be seen in this city, notably in St. MilesÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ s Church, and in a wall in Bridewell Alley.- "Addresses & Papers / Collectanea", Peter Eade.
- "The Macdermots of Ballycloran", Anthony Trollope.