Definition of "constable"
  1. A law enforcement officer, usually in a rural area, who has the authority to maintain peace, arrest violators, and execute legal papers
How to use "constable" in a sentence
  1. After a series of thefts in the town, a constable was appointed to maintain security.
  2. The constable served legal papers to the resident keeping order in the district.
  3. Arresting the lawbreaker was within the constable’s jurisdiction.

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