patrolman

[ puh-trohl-muh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF patrolman
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Finally the patrolman announced one morning that there was no other way out of it.

The patrolman says that he has seen no light in the house since the family sailed for Africa.

There was no time now to seek out the patrolman on the post; the job must be all his.

During that time, he'd expected the sound of shots from the patrolman's gun.

"Got some kid back in the tank, or somewhere," the patrolman said.

Patrolman Switzer looked then where she pointed, and could scarce believe his eyes.

Patrolman Willis met with the sergeant's approval, to be sure.

Patrolman Willis set a time-switch and pushed the overdrive button.

"Hello," said Solomon to the patrolman, while opening the door.

He was a patrolman, and it was his duty to enforce that law.

WORD ORIGIN

"police constable on a particular beat," 1841, from patrol (n.) + man (n.).

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