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jailer (n.)

also gaoler, late 14c., from Old North French gayolierre, Old French jaioleur (Modern French geôlier), agent noun from jaole/geole (see jail (n.)). Jail-keeper is attested from 1620s.

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Definitions of jailer from WordNet

jailer (n.)
someone who guards prisoners;
Synonyms: prison guard / jailor / gaoler / screw / turnkey
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