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Definition for DET (2 of 2)
Origin of det.
Example sentences from the Web for DET
Det. Rafael Ramos spent a lifetime trying to become a police officer, entering the academy at age 38.
Retired Det. Tom Nerney, formerly of the NYPD Major Case Squad, investigated Shakur.
Det. 1: Okay, now tell us how it went, David—tell us how you did it.
Det. 2: No, not your belt . . . . Remember being out in the sunroom, the room that sits out to the back of the house?
Det. 2: (slamming his hand on the table and yelling) You hung her!
If I had stayed in my fader's house, I vould haf been det for goot, and perried too!Stories in Light and Shadow|Bret Harte
We beleaf in the spirit ov forgiveness—if we owe a man, and we won't pay him, let him forgiv the det.Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings|Henry Wheeler Shaw
"Let me det in oor lap den," and Marion, climbing up, made herself perfectly at home.The Fourth Watch|H. A. Cody
Ill det em, said Sandy, slipping down and bringing them to Louise from the table at the end of the tent.Winona of the Camp Fire|Margaret Widdemer
He turned his head and gravely inquired: "Number Thirteen, how does ye det'armine ther guilt of a witch?"A Pagan of the Hills|Charles Neville Buck