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policeman

noun po·lice·man \pə-ˈlēs-mən\

: a man who is a police officer

Full Definition of POLICEMAN

1
:  a member of a police force
2
:  one held to resemble a policeman <making the United States the policeman for the whole wide world — R. B. Long>

Examples of POLICEMAN

  1. <reported the crime to the nearest policeman>

First Known Use of POLICEMAN

1801
POLICEMAN Defined for Kids

policeman

noun po·lice·man \pə-ˈlēs-mən\
plural po·lice·men \-mən\

Definition of POLICEMAN for Kids

:  a man who is a police officer
Medical Dictionary

policeman

noun po·lice·man \pə-ˈlēs-mən\
plural po·lice·men \-mən\

Medical Definition of POLICEMAN

:  an instrument (as a flat piece of rubber on a glass rod) for removing solids from a vessel (as a beaker)

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