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chief constable

noun, British.
1.
chief of police.
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  • The chief constable then read the statement that the prisoner had made to him.

    A Final Reckoning G. A. Henty
  • He nodded briefly to Colwyn, and looked inquiringly at the chief constable.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • The chief constable's official mind could conceive no higher compliment.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • "He was absorbed in it to the exclusion of everything else," said the chief constable, with a sigh.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • "It is a pity he did not take your advice," responded the chief constable.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • "In that case perhaps you'll permit me to accompany you," said the chief constable.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • "Then I think I might stay a little longer," said the chief constable.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • "Then Charles had better tell us about it," interposed the chief constable.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • "I do not think you have much cause to blame yourself," said the chief constable.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • "It is a delicate and awkward business," murmured the chief constable.

    The Hand in the Dark Arthur J. Rees

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