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Noun
/ˈkänstəbəl/,
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constables, plural;
  1. A peace officer with limited policing authority, typically in a small town

  2. A police officer

  3. The governor of a royal castle

  4. The highest-ranking official in a royal household


  1. a lawman with less authority and jurisdiction than a sheriff
  2. English landscape painter (1776-1837)
  3. a police officer of the lowest rank
  4. A constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in law enforcement. The office of constable can vary significantly in different jurisdictions.
  5. Arthur Veary Treacher (23 July 1894 - 14 December 1975) was an English actor born in Brighton, East Sussex, England.
  6. Public officer, usually at municipal level, responsible for maintaining order or serving writs and court orders; A elected head of a parish (also known as a connétable)
  7. (Constables) 1,887 (of which 195 are special constables)^[1]
  8. Officer appointed in each parish to make arrests and uphold law and order.
  9. a British policeman appointed by the parish to keep the peace. Later incorporated into London's paid police force.
  10. an officer who is authorized to serve court papers, execute on civil judgments, transport prisoners, maintain court security, and perform other similar functions for the Justice of the Peace Court.
  11. The chief military officer of the English crown, with the Marshal as lieutenant, known respectively as the 'lord high constable' and the 'earl marshal.' Their authority extended to all affairs relating to relations between soldiers and merchants, and in relations between soldiers. ...
  12. This officer was the keeper of law and order in the parish. Appointed by the parish vestry meeting he served for one year, unpaid. The office was replaced by the establishment of a county police force in the mid-19th century.
  13. A peace officer assigned as the bailiff to a court.
  14. civ the chief officer of a community, appointed to keep the peace and act as marshal of the early militia; responsible for the village or parish "Watch and Ward". (=the Watch at night and the Ward during the day)
  15. The county court appointed Constables, one for each precinct, whose general duty was to maintain the peace within his district. They served for an indefinite term at the pleasure of the court. ...
  16. Tithing man or person to keep the peace in a tithing village or hundred, and admitted as such by the feudal lord on election by the freemen.
  17. The title of an officer given command of an army or an important garrison. Also the officer who commanded in the King's absence.
  18. Event safety person and/or branch officer. Not known throughout the Known World, constables often man the event gate, and provide wandering patrols through the evening to maintain site security and safety.
  19. An official in charge of a castle in the absence of his master.
  20. dates back to medieval times, a constable kept the kings armaments, or the weaponry of settlements used for civil defence.
  21. A police officer (male or female) in the United Kingdom and many other Commonwealth countries
  22. An official of a MUNICIPAL CORPORATION whose primary duties are to protect and preserve the peace of the community.
  23. This is one of the positions in a Order of Scáthach, and is the 7^th highest rank in a Commandery.  This position is meant to represent the Commanders of the Knights Templar, who were in charge of regions, provinces or locations. ...
  24. The Constable is in charge of calling the local authorities, keeping up with event attendance records, and reporting any incidents at events or other SCA functions.
  25. (Latin comes stabuli, count of the stable) an officer of the king originally in charge of army stores and stabling, later responsible for the army in the king's absence.