noun the head of the police force in a county (or similar area)
- (Law), a chief of constabulary. See Constable, n., 2.
- a constable having certain duties and powers within a hundred. Eng.
noun English landscape painter (1776-1837)
Lord high chancellor, Lord high constable
- etc. See Chancellor, Constable, etc.
- an inferior civil officer, subordinate to the high constable.
- a conservator of the peace within a parish or tithing; a tithingman. Eng.
noun a police officer of the lowest rank
Police constable, ∨ Police officer
- a person appointed to act as constable of special occasions.
To overrun, ∨ outrun, the constable
- the spend more than one's income; to get into debt. Colloq.
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