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Definition of Rozzer
1. a policeman [n -S] - See also: policeman
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rozzer
rozzer (current term)
rub elbows with
rub it in
Literary usage of Rozzer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Holiday in Gaol by Frederic Martyn (1911)
"This means that every man as has been convicted twice at sessions is at the mercy of every split and every rozzer as feels that he wants a job. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Rosser, rozzer (thieves), a new term for a detective. From the slang term to " roast," to watch, or more probably from the French rousse, roussin, ..."
3. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1851)
"Mr. rozzer, made the following report: To ABC for Foreign Missions $5000 American Home Missionary Society 4000 " Colonization " 4000 " ' Tract " 2000 ..."
4. With Mulai Hafid at Fez: Behind the Scenes in Morocco by Lawrence Harris (1909)
"The headdress is a red tarboosh, round which is wound the rozzer, which is made from twenty or thirty yards of fine white linen. Viziers and secretaries are ..."
5. A Briefer Practical Rhetoric by John Scott Clark (1891)
"... roZZer thundering on the reef."—Ibid. 40. Or it may be between corresponding letters like p and b, f and v, t and d, etc. b, p. ..."