chief constable

noun

Definition of chief constable

British

  1. :  a police officer who is in charge of a police force

Word by Word Definitions

chiefplay
  1. :  accorded highest rank or office

    :  of greatest importance or influence

  1. :  chiefly

  1. :  the upper part of a heraldic field

    :  the head of a body of persons or an organization :  leader

    :  the principal or most valuable part

constableplay
  1. :  a high officer of a royal court or noble household especially in the Middle Ages

    :  the warden or governor of a royal castle or a fortified town

    :  a public officer usually of a town or township responsible for keeping the peace and for minor judicial duties


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