from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman member of a police traffic control department who issues tickets for parking violations.
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- n. A female meter attendant: a female public servant tasked with enforcing the use of parking meters.
- n. A meter attendant of either gender.
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- n. policewoman who is assigned to write parking tickets
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She had begun her career as a meter maid at NOPD, then had worked as a patrolwoman in the Garden District before she returned to her hometown and began her career over again.