lawman lawman  /ˈlɔ mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an officer of the law

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But from the beginning, legal experts wondered whether a Rocky Mountain lawman would have filed such a case had the defendant been anything other than Hollywood-famous.
  2. Hollenbaugh ordered the wounded Sharpe to the deputy's car, forced the girl to lie down on the back floor, and told the lawman to drive the car down a farm road toward Highway 522.
  3. At the edge of a birch grove, four mounted outlaws try to stare down the aging lawman.

News

  1. Former Saline County chief deputy sues state's attorney

     He's a former lawman and school board member who spent time behind bars for having sex with a minor. Now, after serving more than two years, Todd Fort is talking about his case, and about the lawsuit he's filing against the Saline County State's Attorney Michael Henshaw.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau

  2. Monkey gets loose in Conway, bites officer

    A monkey that escaped a Conway animal clinic was recaptured Tuesday after it climbed up a police officer, perched on his shoulder and later followed the lawman back inside.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  3. Nick Offerman is 'Axe Cop,' FOX officially confirms

    Though several trailers for FOX's upcoming animated comedy "Axe Cop" have been shown using his voice for the title character, the network is only now officially confirming that Nick Offerman is indeed the axe-wielding lawman. TV Guide reports that Offerman, who is also an executive producer on the show, was unable to receive credit due to his contractual obligations to NBC's "Parks and ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Zap2It

Quotes

  1. "If you were ever to say, 'Find somebody who epitomizes what a real Kansas lawman is,' it would be Bob Blecha," said Attorney General Paul Morrison, who appointed him.
    on May 23, 2007 By: Paul Morrison Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "I've ridden lots of champions in my time and Lawman is up there," said Peslier.
    on Jul 8, 2007 By: Olivier Peslier Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "For the 32 years that I have been a member of the State Patrol, we begged for a lawman to head the department and we begged for an insider to head the department, and we always got a lawyer," Baudler said.
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Clel Baudler Source: DesMoinesRegister.com

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