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parole
used in The Grapes of Wrath

17 uses
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Definition
conditional early release from imprisonment in which a person is required to comply with special conditions
  • If they raised a stink, they'd get sent back for breakin' parole.
    Chapter 26 (29% in)
parole = things they promised to do in return for early release from imprisonment
  • Got out in four—parole.
    Chapter 4 (66% in)
  • "They was a guy paroled," he said.
    Chapter 4 (70% in)
  • " 'Bout a month he's back for breakin' parole.
    Chapter 4 (70% in)
  • A guy ast him why he bust his parole.
    Chapter 4 (70% in)
  • I got me a parole to keep.
    Chapter 6 (69% in)
  • " "Parole?"
    Chapter 6 (69% in)
  • "I'm paroled.
    Chapter 8 (29% in)
  • Parole.
    Chapter 8 (44% in)
  • I got paroled.
    Chapter 8 (**% in)
  • " Al said, "Pa, some fellas was talkin' about Tom, an' they says he's parole'.
    Chapter 10 (33% in)
  • You gonna break your parole?
    Chapter 10 (95% in)
  • They's lots a fellas out on parole an' they's more goin' in all the time.
    Chapter 13 (41% in)
  • " "Be jus' the same if I wasn't on parole," he said.
    Chapter 13 (42% in)
  • I sure did pick a nice time to get paroled.
    Chapter 16 (43% in)
  • You broke parole.
    Chapter 20 (62% in)
  • Use' ta get fellas paroled to his brother, an' then they had to work for nothin'.
    Chapter 26 (29% in)

There are no more uses of "parole" in The Grapes of Wrath.

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