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Origin of constable
OTHER WORDS FROM constablecon·sta·ble·ship, nounun·der·con·sta·ble, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for constable
The florid brushwork of a Constable gets hypertrophied in Freud, into a kind of gross exaggeration of what unleashed paint can do.
To calm the lawyer down, Ramesh asked a constable to go fetch a bottle of Old Monk rum.
They drank it in half an hour, and the constable went to fetch another.
In the morning, Ramesh came back, was told by a constable about Xerox, and said, "Shit, it wasn't a dream, then."
"That is not the way to speak, sir," he said sternly, while the constable pressed a warning hand on James's shoulder.With Wolfe in Canada|G. A. Henty
The constable began his work, and the safe opener approached the strong box and inspected it.Randy of the River|Horatio Alger Jr.
A constable came up and took me into custody for robbing the turnip field.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
You will attend to the matter in due course, Constable Slade.Prescott of Saskatchewan|Harold Bindloss
The constable was also connected by marriage with king Louis, who called him "brother" from their having married two sisters.The Boke of Noblesse|Unknown