Gaoler vs Jailer - What's the difference?

gaoler | jailer |

Gaoler is an alternative form of jailer.


As nouns the difference between gaoler and jailer

is that gaoler is (british) (jailer) while jailer is one who enforces confinement in a jail or prison.

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gaoler

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (British)
  • Anagrams

    * *

    jailer

    English

    Alternative forms

    * jailor * gaoler (obsolete) * gaolor

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who enforces confinement in a jail or prison.
  • Synonyms

    * corrections officer * guard * warden * warder