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patrolman

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noun pa·trol·man \pə-ˈtrōl-mən\

Simple Definition of patrolman

  • : a police officer who patrols an area

  • : a person who works for an organized group of car owners and who goes to help if one of the owners' cars stops working when it is being driven

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of patrolman

  1. :  one who patrols; especially :  a police officer assigned to a beat

1867

First Known Use of patrolman

1867


PATROLMAN Defined for Kids

patrolman

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noun pa·trol·man \pə-ˈtrōl-mən\

Definition of patrolman for Students

plural

patrolmen

\-mən\
  1. :  a police officer who has a regular beat




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