What does borstal mean?

borstal meaning in General Dictionary

a British reform school for youths between 16 and 22

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  • formerly a British reform school for youngsters considered too-young to deliver to jail

Sentence Examples with the word borstal

At Borstal a line of forty intended to protect Chatham on the south and west have been erected by convicts; they have also built magazines at Chattenden on the left bank of the Medway.

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