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prison farm, noun phrase

Origin:
English
A farm run by the Department of Correctional Services and worked by prisoners who are employed during working hours and confined under prison conditions at night.
Note:
Also U.S. English.
1953 A. Mogale in Drum Apr. 36The last time you heard from me I was doing compulsory labour on some prison farm.
1987 M. Poland Train to Doringbult 127‘Nazambane?’ ‘The prison farm. Far away. You will work till the heat of the sun boils your blood.’
A farm run by the Department of Correctional Services and worked by prisoners who are employed during working hours and confined under prison conditions at night.

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