• The act of imprisoning, or the state of being imprisoned;confinement; restraint.His sinews waxen weak and raw Through long imprisonment and hardconstraint. Spenser.Every confinement of the person is an imprisonment, whether it be ina common prison, or in a private house, or even by foreibly detainingone in the public streets. Blackstone.False imprisonment. (Law) See under False.

  • Being locked in the slammer, and getting an unwelcome hello from behind from Bubba, aka. the toss-salad-man.


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