"inmate" in the noun sense
one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)
2. inpatient, inmate
a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
3. convict, con, inmate, yard bird, yardbird
a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
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