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noun 
  1. A police officer ranking below Sergeant in most British police forces. (See also Chief Constable).
  2. Officer of a noble court in the middle ages, usually a senior army commander. (See also marshal).
  3. Public officer, usually at municipal level, responsible for maintaining order or serving writ, writs and court orders.
Translations: 
  • Italian: appuntato
    1. Italian, appuntato (carabinieri) , agente
    2. French: connétable
      (trans-mid)
Etymology: ME <i>conestable</i>, Latin <i>comes stabuli</i> Officer of the stable.


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