Meaning of constable
Pronunciation: (kon'stu-bul or, esp. Brit., kun'-), [key]
- an officer of the peace, having police and minor judicial functions, usually in a small town, rural district, etc.
- a police officer.
- an officer of high rank in medieval monarchies, usually the commander of all armed forces, esp. in the absence of the ruler.
- the keeper or governor of a royal fortress or castle.
Pronunciation: (kun'stu-bul, kon'-), [key]
- 1776–1837, English painter.
- constable (Thesaurus)