Definition of Policeman

1. Noun. A member of a police force. "It was an accident, officer"




Definition of Policeman

1. n. A member of a body of police; a constable.

Definition of Policeman

1. Noun. A member of a police force, especially one who is male. ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) A glass rod capped at one end with rubber, used in a chemistry laboratory for gravimetric analysis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Policeman

1. [n POLICEMEN]

Medical Definition of Policeman

1. An instrument, usually a rubber-tipped rod, for removing solid particles from a glass container. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Policeman

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police services
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police wagon
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policeman (current term)
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Literary usage of Policeman

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

1. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell (1877)
"He might also authorize a policeman to do it, but it would be no part of a policeman's duty as such, unless the party had committed some offence punishable ..."

2. Modern Street Ballads by John Ashton (1888)
"I SHOULD LIKE TO BE A policeman. SOME folks may talk about a trade, And the joys that from it spring, Sirs, And after you my words have weighed, ..."

3. Modern Street Ballads by John Ashton (1888)
"SHOULD LIKE TO BE A policeman. SOME folks may talk about a trade, And the joys that from it spring, Sirs, And after you my words have weighed, ..."

4. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including by Isabella Lucy Bird (1888)
"A Casual Invitation—A Ludicrous Incident—Politeness of a policeman—A Comfortless Sunday—An Outrageous Irruption—A Privileged Stare. AT a wayside tea-house, ..."

5. A Complete Practical Treatise on Criminal Procedure, Pleading, and Evidence by John Frederick Archbold, John Jervis, William Newland Welsby, Thomas Whitney Waterman (1853)
"It is no part of a policeman's duty to turn a person out of an inn, although he may be conducting himself improperly there, unless his conduct tends to a ..."

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