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bluecoat

[bloo-koht] /ˈbluˌkoʊt/
noun
1.
a person who wears a blue, coat or uniform.
2.
a police officer.
3.
a soldier in the U.S. Army in earlier times.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; blue + coat
Related forms
bluecoated, adjective
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bluecoat

noun

A police officer: He told the damn bluecoat he'd punch him all over the corner (1870s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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