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n. pl. bob·bies Chiefly British
A police officer.
[After Sir Robert Peelhome secretary of England when the Metropolitan Police Force was created in 1829.]
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n, pl -bies
informal a British policeman
[C19: from Bobby after Sir Robert Peel, who, as Home Secretary, set up the Metropolitan Police Force in 1828]
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n., pl. -bies.
[1835–45; generic use of Bobby, for Sir Robert Peel]
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bobby[ˈbɒbɪ] N (Brit) (= policeman) → poli m
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n (US) → Haarklemme f
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bobby[ˈbɒbɪ] n (Brit) (fam) → poliziotto
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