from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the paper on which are entered at a police station all arrests and accusations.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A paper kept at a police-station to receive each night the names of the persons arrested or taken into custody, with the nature of the accusation and the name of the accuser in each case; a blotter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
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