Definition of Police wagon

1. Noun. Van used by police to transport prisoners.

Exact synonyms: Black Maria, Paddy Wagon, Patrol Wagon, Police Van, Wagon
Generic synonyms: Van



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Police Wagon

police officer
police officers
police power
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police precinct
police procedural
police sergeant
police service
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police squad
police state
police states
police station
police stations
police van
police wagon (current term)
police work
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policemanlike
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policer

Literary usage of Police wagon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The United Service (1889)
"Our escort called a wagon full of rubbish a police wagon, which was no more like a city police wagon than a chicken-coop is like a dwelling-house. ..."

2. Annual Report of the Town Officers ... and the Town Records by Brookline (Mass.), Dedham (Mass, Brookline (Mass.) Public Library (1888)
"The police wagon. The police wagon has been of great service the past year, ... The distance run by the police wagon during the year has not been less than ..."

3. History of Detroit and Wayne County and Early Michigan by Silas Farmer (1890)
"A police wagon for the conveyance of prisoners was procured and first used on March 20, 1871. In the fall of 1877 a new wagon was purchased. ..."

4. Police Brutality in Urban Brazil by James Cavallaro (1997)
"The police in the ROTA vehicle ordered the youths to exit their car and enter a police wagon. One of the police officers entered and drove the Verona. ..."

5. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1913)
"... while acting as janitor in the police station, it was his duty to drive the police wagon, if called out, during the period that the regular driver was ..."

6. Electricity in the Service of Man: A Popular and Practical Treatise on the by Alfred Urbanitzky (1886)
"726, is capable of sending eleven different signals : police wagon, thieves, forgers, riot, drunkard, murder, accident, violation of city property, ..."

7. Electricity in the Service of Man: A Popular and Practical Treatise on the by Alfred Urbanitzky (1886)
"726, is capable of sending eleven different signals : police wagon, thieves, forgers, riot, drunkard, murder, accident, violation of city property, ..."

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