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sanitary inspector

(in Britain) a former name for Environmental Health Officer
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  • "I shall appoint him sanitary inspector," said Alec, sniffing.

  • There is only one sanitary inspector to every 35,000 inhabitants.

    The Sanitary Evolution of London Henry Lorenzo Jephson
  • Miss Russell had indeed been much alarmed by the sanitary inspector's report.

    The Manor House School Angela Brazil
  • Each community had its dispensary, its doctor, and its sanitary inspector.

    The Panama Canal Frederic Jennings Haskin
  • Then the sanitary inspector who has to wink at the law so often, came in and threatened my friend with legal proceedings.

  • You are not a sanitary inspector, and cannot realise the feelings of one.

  • I have to lead the life of a slum missionary, a sanitary inspector, an underpaid teacher.

  • No. 8, the peculiar sanctum of the sanitary inspector, was given up to an army surveyor.

    The Second Fiddle Phyllis Bottome
  • There are the school attendance officer and the sanitary inspector.

    New Worlds For Old Herbert George Wells
  • At once she begins to talk about things that nobody but a woman or a sanitary inspector can talk about without blushing.

    They and I Jerome K. Jerome

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