from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A police officer.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A policeman: a nickname first given to the members of the police force established under Sir Robert Peel's act (passed in 1829) for improving the police in and near London.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Slang, Eng. A nickname for a British policeman; -- from Sir Robert Peel, who remodeled the police force. See
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- noun UK, slang, law enforcement A
- noun UK, slang A
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an informal term for a British policeman
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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NEWTON (voice over): This is what we call the bobby cam.
NEWTON (voice-over): This is what we call the bobby cam, from the drunken brawl that's broken up to all the arrests that follow.
12: 29 PM mominem: good catch mac: "your faith in bobby is founded in what?"
2: 49 PM your faith in bobby is founded in what? seriously, what? has any move he has made post election given you any faith that meaningful change will come?
Let me re write the PSU thing above in bobby speak
Band standing because you think bobby is overreaching his authority or stigmatizing others will not stop lawless underclass types “stickin it in” others on da streets.
You know very well indeed that bobby is seeking to differentiate between sensible members of the public and criminally irresponsible sections of society.
Quickly she glanced down at herself, still not accustomed to this fancy getup she wore, including what Englishers called bobby socks and saddle shoes.
This illogical logic is really quite enjoyable sometimes, especially with Whack-a-Troll. everytime i see wasserman-shultz on the news programs i want to proposed marriage to her. the way she called bobby swindal out last night on countdown was classic. eyeball roll and all. tombaker Says:
I don’t understand, said the chief – a few hours ago everybody was having fun issuing tickets and how come this bobby is the only person left?
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