remand home

remand home
: a British institution to which juvenile offenders may be committed by the court for temporary detention : detention home

children from 8 to 16 sent to remand homes for periods up to one month

— compare borstal

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a detention home for juvenile offenders aged 8-16 years. Cf. borstal.

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remand home noun
Formerly a place where young people were detained as punishment
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Main Entry:remand

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remand home,
British. detention home: »

Can detention in a remand home be regarded as educational? (Manchester Guardian).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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