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- n. Obsolete form of constabulary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The constabulary.
- n. The district or jurisdiction of a constable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The district in charge of a constable; specifically, a ward or division of a castle under the care of a constable.
- n. Same as constabulary.
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I had a girlfriend some years ago who had a bad experience with a creep who tried to assault her in a unisex bathroom and a constablery which wouldn't even deign to accept a statement from her since she wasn't a fluent French speaker and an American tourist.
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