Constable

Definition of Constable

Con´sta`ble   Pronunciation: kǒn´stå`b'l or kŭn´stå`b'l
n.1.A high officer in the monarchical establishments of the Middle Ages.
2.(Law) An officer of the peace having power as a conservator of the public peace, and bound to execute the warrants of judicial officers.
High constable
a constable having certain duties and powers within a hundred.
Petty constable
a conservator of the peace within a parish or tithing; a tithingman.
Special constable
a person appointed to act as constable of special occasions.
To
to spend more than one's income; to get into debt.
- Smollett.

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