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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - a public officer usually of a town or township responsible for keeping the peace and for minor judicial duties ; English landscape painter (1776-1837).

Usage examples (35)
  • The letter was a personal attack on the police constable, which I would say was very unfair.
  • "Will you go along quietly or shall I call a constable?"
  • Likewise if a lowly constable is failing he too is moved on.
  • She called the constable's office again, bringing both Jarardi and Avendano to the scene. for more
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