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Categories: Poor Law in Britain and Ireland, Penal system in England
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house of correction  spinning house
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(formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences WordNet 3.0
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(formerly) a jail or other place of detention for persons convicted of minor offences WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The house of correction was a type of establishment built after the passing of the Elizabethan Poor Law, places where those who were "unwilling to work", including vagrants and beggars, were set to work. Wikipedia
Penal facility Wikidata
A kind of residential penitentiary facility, built after the passing of the Elizabethan Poor Law (1601), where those who were "unwilling to work", including vagrants and beggars, were set to work. Wiktionary
Penitentiary facility. Wiktionary (translation)
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