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patrol car

noun
1.
Origin of patrol car
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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  • The young man followed his eyes to the patrol car, and frowned.

    Pursuit Lester del Rey
  • But even a small stinger was part of the patrol car equipment.

    Code Three Rick Raphael
  • Martin ran back to the patrol car and flipped up a panel on the hull.

    Code Three Rick Raphael
  • He disconnected the cables and homed the stretcher back to the patrol car.

    Code Three Rick Raphael
  • The trooper took the two tabs and walked to the rear of the patrol car.

    Code Three Rick Raphael
British Dictionary definitions for patrol car

patrol car

noun
1.
a police car with a radio telephone used for patrolling streets and motorways See also panda car
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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