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Noun
  1. A member of a law-enforcement agency

      1. One that peels, especially a kitchen implement for peeling the rinds or skins from fruits or vegetables.
      2. A person whose job it is to peel fruit or vegetable produce.
      3. (Pejorative, slang) A woman (less commonly a man) who removes her clothing for entertainment. A stripper.
      1. (Chiefly Brit.) A police officer
      2. A medieval officer of high rank, usually serving as military commander in the absence of a monarch.
      3. A peace officer in a town or village, with powers and jurisdiction somewhat more limited than those of a sheriff
      1. (Slang) A person or group felt to be in a position of power or authority. Used with the:
      2. (Informal) Used as a familiar form of address for a man:
      3. A male representative, as of a country or company:
      1. The transfer of energy from one body to another as a result of a difference in temperature or a change in phase.
      2. The warming of a room or building by a furnace or another source of energy:
      3. The quality of being hot; hotness: in physics, heat is considered a form of energy existing as the result of the random motion of molecules and is the form of energy that is transferred between bodies as a result of their temperature difference
      1. A police officer; esp., a French police officer
      2. A member of the gendarmerie, a military body charged with police duties.
      3. A member of the French national police organization constituting a branch of the armed forces with responsibility for general law enforcement.
      1. (Slang, dated, with "the") The police.
      2. A mass or coating of fine, light fibers, hairs, or particles; down:
      3. A blurred, distorted audio effect deliberately produced when amplifying the sounds of an electronic musical instrument, as by overloading an amplification circuit
      1. A condition in which a foot has a flat or dropped instep arch, with the entire sole meeting the ground
      2. A person having the above condition
      3. (Colloquial, archaic, pejorative, law enforcement) (plural typically flatfoots) A policeman
      1. A reddish-brown, malleable, ductile, metallic element that is corrosion-resistant and an excellent conductor of electricity and heat: symbol, Cu; at. no. 29
      2. A ductile, malleable, reddish-brown metallic element that is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and is widely used for electrical wiring, water piping, and corrosion-resistant parts, either pure or in alloys such as brass and bronze. Atomic number 29; atomic weight 63.546; melting point 1,085°C; boiling point 2,562°C; specific gravity 8.96; valence 1, 2.
      3. (Slang, law enforcement) A policeman.
      1. An optimist, especially regarding business conditions.
      2. An official document, edict, or decree, esp. one from the pope
      3. A person who buys commodities or securities in anticipation of a rise in prices or who tries by speculative purchases to effect such a rise.
      1. Common law, as distinguished from equity
      2. Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority:
      3. The system of judicial administration giving effect to the laws of a community:
      1. A cone-shaped roll of thread or yarn coiled round a spindle
      2. A police officer.
      3. One that regulates certain behaviors or actions:
      1. A female police officer.
      2. A woman who is a member of a police force.
      1. A policeman or policewoman.
      2. A member of a police force
      3. An officer in a law enforcement agency.
      1. A member of a police force, especially one who is male.
      2. A man who is a member of a police force.
      1. A body of persons with a similar organization and function:
      2. (Archaic) The regulation within a community of morals, safety, sanitation, etc.; public order; law enforcement
      3. A body of government employees trained in methods of law enforcement and crime prevention and detection and authorized to maintain the peace, safety, and order of the community.
      1. A law enforcement officer, such as a sheriff, who is responsible for maintaining civil peace.
      2. An officer entrusted with maintaining law and order, as a sheriff, constable, or policeman
      1. A female patrolman
      2. A policewoman who patrols or polices an assigned area.
      1. A policeman who patrols or polices an assigned area.
      2. A police officer, especially a junior one who does patrol instead of detection or supervising other policemen.
      3. A person who patrols; esp., a police officer assigned to patrol a specific beat
      1. One who holds an office of authority or trust in an organization, such as a corporation or government.
      2. A person appointed to a position of authority in the armed forces; specif., commissioned officer
      3. A person licensed in the merchant marine as master, mate, chief engineer, or assistant engineer.
      1. (Informal) The members of the police force (of a specified city)
      1. A policeman
      2. A U.S. soldier of the 19th cent.
      3. A person who wears a blue uniform, especially a police officer.
    See also:

    law