Synonyms for Oubliettes:
Pens, Cells, harnesses, strongholds, manacles, cages, collars, Prisons, brigs, reformatories, dungeons, tethers, jails, irons, Pillories, keeps, stockades, straight jackets, handcuffs, Penitentiaries, pounds, fences, vises, confines, lockups, reform schools, jailhouses, coops, penal colonies, bridles, coolers, shackles, gaols, pinions.
Usage examples for oubliettes
Could life have any feeling more exciting in store than the sensation that at any moment your feet might meet the empty air, and that you might fall into one of those terrible pits common in castles of the Middle Ages, known by the evil name of oubliettes or holes of forgetfulness? – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang