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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 jail·er /ˈʤelɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jail·er n.  The keeper of a jail or prison. [Written also jailor, gaoler.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : someone who guards prisoners [syn: prison guard, jailor,
           gaoler, screw, turnkey]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (of Philippi), Acts 16:23. The conversion of the Roman jailer, a
    man belonging to a class "insensible as a rule and hardened by
    habit, and also disposed to despise the Jews, who were the
    bearers of the message of the gospel," is one of those cases
    which illustrate its universality and power.