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patrol wagon

an enclosed truck or van used by the police to transport prisoners.
Also called police wagon. Unabridged
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  • The patrol wagon arrived with the prisoner in the cell room garage.
  • Patrols a specified district or beat on foot, motorcycle, patrol wagon or car.
  • One motor patrol wagon and four motorcycles were the first units.
  • The latter covered the burg lar with his revolver and held him until the arrival of the police patrol wagon.
  • Bells recovered before the ar rival of the patrol wagon.
British Dictionary definitions for patrol wagon

patrol wagon

(US & Austral, NZ) a police van for transporting prisoners Also called (Informal) paddy wagon, (US) police wagon
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