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inmate

noun captive, convict, dweller, inhabitant, lawbreaker, occupant, occupier, prisoner, resident, roomer
Associated concepts: inmate at a correctional institution
See also: captive, citizen, convict, denizen, habitant, inhabitant, lodger, occupant, patient, prisoner, resident

INMATE. One who dwells in a part of another's house, the latter dwelling, at the same time, in the said house. Kitch. 45, b; Com. Dig. Justices of the Peace, B 85; 1 B. & Cr. 578; 8 E. C. L. R. 153; 2 Dowl. & Ry. 743; 8 B. & Cr. 71; 15 E. C. L. R. 154; 2 Man. & Ry. 227; 9 B. & Cr. 176; 17 E. C. L. R. 385; 4 Man. & Ry. 151; 2 Russ. on Cr. 937; 1 Deac. Cr. L. 185; 2 East, P. Cr. 499, 505; 1 Leach's Cr. L. 90, 237, 427; Alcock's Registration Cases, 21; 1 Man. & Gra. 83; 39 E. C. L. R. 365. Vide Lodger.

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