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  • n. Plural form of patroller.

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Examples

  • Only when the patrollers were a good five rods away did Kharl turn onto Copper Road, heading toward the tannery and the rendering yard.

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  • We need to bring the idea of patrollers elsewhere.

    Colors of Chaos

  • A good glass later, he reined up on a low rise, one roughly half a kay to the south of the rise where the white wizards and the mounted "patrollers" waited, although from where he was, Kharl could only see the southernmost of them.

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  • The "patrollers" were bands of white men -- usually young men -- who were organized largely for the purpose of regulating the conduct of the slaves at night in such matters as preventing the slaves from going from one plantation to another without passes, and for preventing them from holding any kind of meetings without permission and without the presence at these meetings of at least one white man.

    Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

  • They corresponded somewhat to the "patrollers" of whom I used to hear a great deal during the days of slavery, when I was a small boy.

    Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

  • We asked one of the "patrollers" about swimming, and he pointed out a section of water free of surfers, just told us to be careful of the "dumping" waves, and to raise one arm out of the water if we got into trouble so they'd know to come after us.

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  • "patrollers" were bands of white men -- usually young men -- who were organized largely for the purpose of regulating the conduct of the slaves at night in such matters as preventing the slaves from going from one plantation to another without passes, and for preventing them from holding any kind of meetings without permission and without the presence at these meetings of at least one white man.

    Up from Slavery: an autobiography

  • The "patrollers" were bands of white men ” usually young men ” who were organized largely for the purpose of regulating the conduct of the slaves at night in such matters as preventing the slaves from going from one plantation to another without passes, and for preventing them from holding any kind of meetings without permission and without the presence at these meetings of at least one white man.

    Up From Slavery

  • And it was a well known fact that space patrollers like Aideo were pansexual, usually out of necessity.

    Lost In Space

  • But I notice the ski patrollers stationed in the trees.

    Eileen Ogintz: Watching a Daughter Grow Up on the Slopes

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