bobby definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British A police officer.
    • A police officer.
    • A railway signaller.
    • A nickname for a British policeman; -- from Sir Robert Peel, who remodeled law enforcement force. See peeler.
    • A policeman: a nickname very first given to the people in the authorities force set up under Sir Robert Peel's act (passed away in 1829) for improving the police in and near London.
    • an informal term for a British policeman

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