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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Incarcerate \In*car"cer*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incarcerated; p. pr. & vb. n. Incarcerating.] [Pref. in- in + L. carceratus, p. p. of carcerare to imprison, fr. carcer prison.] [1913 Webster] 1. To imprison; to confine in a jail or prison. [1913 Webster] 2. To confine; to shut up or inclose; to hem in. [1913 Webster] Incarcerated hernia (Med.), hernia in which the constriction can not be easily reduced. [1913 Webster] incarcerate