From mediaeval Latin conestabularia, a noun use of the feminine version of conestabularius, from Latinconstabulus, from comes stabuli, literally ‘master of the stables’.
Constabulary Sentence Examples
The headquarters of the constabulary are at Enniskillen.
The constabulary numbers some 600 men and consists of a mixed force of Sikhs, Pathans, Punjabi Mahommedans, Dyaks and Malays, officered by a few Europeans.
Order is maintained by an armed constabulary force, under a European officer, of about 180, almost all natives from different districts, whose members are found to be very efficient and trustworthy.
The constabulary has its headquarters at Armagh, the county being divided into five districts.
The railways and constabulary of the two colonies were (1903) placed under an inter-colonial council; active measures were taken for the repatriation of the prisoners of war and the residents in the concentration camps, and in every direction vigorous and successful efforts were made to repair the ravages of the war.