line of duty

noun phrase

Definition of line of duty

: all that is authorized, required, or normally associated with some field of responsibility

First Known Use of line of duty

circa 1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of line of duty was circa 1918

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line of distance

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“Line of duty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20of%20duty. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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