noun 1. an enclosed truck or van used by the police to transport prisoners. noun 1. (US & Austral, NZ) a police van for transporting prisoners Also called (Informal) paddy wagon, (US) police wagon
[puh-trohl-woo m-uh n] /pəˈtroʊlˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural patrolwomen. 1. a policewoman who is assigned to patrol a specific district, route, etc.
[pey-truh n] /ˈpeɪ trən/ noun 1. a person who is a customer, client, or paying guest, especially a regular one, of a store, hotel, or the like. 2. a person who supports with money, gifts, efforts, or endorsement an artist, writer, museum, cause, charity, institution, special event, or the like: a patron of the arts; […]
[pey-truh-nij, pa‐] /ˈpeɪ trə nɪdʒ, ˈpæ‐/ noun 1. the financial support or business provided to a store, hotel, or the like, by customers, clients, or paying guests. 2. collectively; clientele. 3. the control of or power to make appointments to government jobs or the power to grant other political favors. 4. offices, jobs, or other […]