Today’s vocab word is another one that is used to describe one of the main character’s in the chapter (similar to hermit from before). Our vocab word for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 23 is…
Keep reading or watch the video below see how the word ‘constable’ is used in The Prince and the Pauper.
(n.) a police officer, usually with limited power
Duties may vary by state now in U.S.
- Language of Origin: Latin
- comes stabuli, = “officer of the stable”
- Straightforward sentence: The kids quickly stopped fighting when they saw the constable walk around the corner.
- Sentence from the chapter: “The crowd fell apart to admit a constable, who approached and was about to lay his hand upon the King’s shoulder” (p. 143)
- Other forms: N/A
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