Definition of Police boat
1. Noun. A boat used by harbor police.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Police Boat
Literary usage of Police boat
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Road by Jack London (1907)
"Police-boat number one goes on a boulder and hangs up. Bang! Police-boat number two follows suit. Whop! Police-boat number three encounters the ..."
2. Life and Progress in Australasia by Michael Davitt (1898)
"The police boat stood to the southward about two miles to the leeward of the ... The police boat tacked also, and soon after saw a whaleboat ahead and to ..."
3. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1895)
"Wre than drew up alongside the police boat. " Nothing more to say ? " Mr. Wetherell cried. " That's all I war, told," answered the man, and then cried, ..."
4. Jail journal, or, Five years in British prisons by John Mitchel (1854)
"I told Connellan to go down towards the place where we heard the sound, and if all was right to sing out coo-ee: but, if it was a police-boat, then to make ..."
5. The Innocents Abroad: Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress : Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1899)
"We rowed noiselessly away, and before the police-boat came in sight again, we were safe at home once more. Four more of our passengers were anxious to visit ..."
6. The Draft Riots in New York, July, 1863: The Metropolitan Police, Their by David M. Barnes (1863)
"At all these places the appearance of " police boat No. ... 4, North River; the man was taken on board the police boat and brought ashore. ..."
7. The Century (1902)
"Went in police boat, in company with Captain Calder and Dr. Hughes, ... in police boat with Chief of Police Calder and Dr. Hughes and another, ..."