constablenoun [ C ]uk /ˈkʌn.stə.bəl/ us /ˈkɑːn.stə.bəl/
Examples from literature
- And accordingly, orders were given to the constable.
- In ten minutes the two constables returned, having performed their mission.
- Mr. Eaton sent for the constable, who advised him first to admonish him, etc., and if he could not, by the power of a master, reform him, then he should complain to the magistrate.
- You call a constable—an' I'll give you the nickel when you come back with him, he said.