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Mounty

[moun-tee] /ˈmaʊn ti/
noun, plural Mounties.
1.

Mountie

or Mounty

[moun-tee] /ˈmaʊn ti/
noun, Informal.
1.
a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Origin of Mountie
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; mount(ed) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for Mounty

Mountie

/ˈmaʊntɪ/
noun (pl) Mounties
1.
(informal) a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Word Origin
nickname evolved from mounted
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Word Origin and History for Mounty

Mountie

n.

1914, member of the Royal Canadian (originally North-west) Mounted Police, formed 1873 to keep order in the former Hudson's Bay Company lands. Also see -ie.

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Slang definitions & phrases for Mounty

mounty

Related Terms

county mounty

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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