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Marshalsea, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishMarshalsea, thethe MarshalseaMar‧shal‧sea, the /ˈmɑːʃəlsiː $ ˈmɑːr-/  a prison in London in the past, where people were sent when they could not pay their debts. Part of the novel Little Dorrit by Charles dickens is set in this prison.
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