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IMPRIS'ON, verb transitive impriz'n.

1. To put into a prison; to confine in a prison or jail, or to arrest and detain in custody in any place.

2. To confine; to shut up; to restrain from escape; to deprive of the liberty to move from place to place; as, to be imprisoned in a cell.

He imprisoned was in chains remediless.

Try to imprison the resistless winds.