Crofton system
Crofton system Crof"ton sys"tem [After Sir Walter Crofton, Irish penologist.] (Penology) A system of prison discipline employing for consecutive periods cellular confinement, associated imprisonment under the mark system, restraint intermediate between imprisonment and freedom, and liberation on ticket of leave. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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