patrolman

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noun pa·trol·man \pə-ˈtrōl-mən\

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 English Language Learners

patrolman

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noun pa·trol·man \pə-ˈtrōl-mən\

Definition of patrolman for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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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