Conspiring Constables

Constable

Meanings and phrases

Constable

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. English landscape painter (1776-1837); John Constable

constable

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lawman with less authority and jurisdiction than a sheriff
  2. a police officer of the lowest rank; police constable

Chief Constable

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the head of the police force in a county (or similar area)

John Constable

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. English landscape painter (1776-1837); Constable

police constable

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a police officer of the lowest rank; constable
E.g.
  • Upon his return, Wood made police constable.
  • C R Patil joined the Surat police in 1975 as a police constable.
  • The suspect was immediately shot dead by an accompanying police constable.

chief constable

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1918, he moved to Birmingham to take on the role of assistant chief constable.
  • The chief constable described the use of blue and white Ford Anglia panda cars in Kirkby in an article in "The Times" on 26 January 1966.
  • A further change in the defence orders allowed games to go ahead in evacuation areas as long as the consent of the local chief constable had been obtained.
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