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Im*pris"on ment, n. Etym: [OE. enprisonment; F. emprisonnement.]
Defn: The act of imprisoning, or the state of being imprisoned;
His sinews waxen weak and raw Through long imprisonment and hard constraint. Spenser.
Every confinement of the person is an imprisonment, whether it be in a common prison, or in a private house, or even by forcibly detaining one in the public streets. Blackstone.
False imprisonment. (Law) See under False.
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