Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of paddywagon.

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Examples

  • Last Tuesday, I personally witnessed an intense confrontation between 1,400 riot-geared police, assisted by sheriffs, overhead helicopters, barricades, and paddywagons.

    Ramesh Srinivasan: Occupying Physical Space

  • And after the game, being escorted by riot police into police paddywagons I had the luck to get a bus instead as we were verbally assaulted with just about every Spanish epithet you can dream up was just the definition of unpleasant.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Barricaded in bank at G-20 protest, behind two lines of police and their paddywagons.

    CNN Transcript Apr 1, 2009

  • Men and women - and the occasional child - were caught up in the sweep, hustled into waiting paddywagons, and dispatched back to the sheriff's station.

    William Fisher: It's About a Lot More Than The 3 A.M. Phone Call

  • "Several paddywagons left and they had two very large prison buses and those are gone now."

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • What Overton Square needs is Irish cops in horse-drawn paddywagons to give the place character.

    Memphis Flyer

  • There were dozens of paddywagons, and the visiting supporters were caged at one end.

    Bock The Robber

  • Man, the mullahs don’t need to patrol the innertubes to find malcontents, from the looks of things, they just need to go out in the streets and load up the paddywagons.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Helping the Iranian Protestors:

  • Men and women – and the occasional child – were caught up in the sweep, hustled into waiting paddywagons, and dispatched back to the sheriff’s station.

    It's About a Lot More Than a 3 A.M. Phone Call

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