shore patrol

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shore patrol the military police of the navy
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Usage

In literature:

And by and by the fog come down and shut us in, and that fixed what little hope I had of bein' seen by the life patrol on shore.
"The Depot Master" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Armed men, in coloured clothes, are continually patroling along the shore.
"The Life and Correspondence of Sir Isaac Brock" by Ferdinand Brock Tupper
Break of day still found patrol parties running along the shore, alternately searching the beach and gazing out to sea.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea" by Janet Aldridge
It is a well known fact that the Russian government was successful in patrolling its shores and in protecting its harbors and shipping.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
One important addition was the creation of black shore patrol units for which a school was started at Great Lakes.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
You'd better get an early start so you won't have Miss Lacey patrolling the shore to-night and looking for a sail.
"The Opened Shutters" by Clara Louise Burnham
I want you men to patrol the shore and nail this man if he shows up.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various
Steve Ames didn't show up, but Navy Shore Patrol officers did.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Up and down, up and down, it continued to patrol the shore with hungry obstinacy.
"The Ledge on Bald Face" by Charles G. D. Roberts
And, in any case, there was a lifeguard in a boat just off shore and another patrolling the sands.
"The Campfire Girls on Station Island" by Margaret Penrose
It was nearly midnight when, as he patrolled his post up and down the deck, he saw on shore a series of lights suddenly flash into view.
"Two Boys of the Battleship" by Frank V. Webster
A short distance from the shore they were stopped by the patrol and presented the pass.
"The Broncho Rider Boys with the Texas Rangers" by Frank Fowler
The foremost to reach the Castle of the Seven Towers left orders to scour the shore, and to set patrol to prevent any one landing.
"The Captain of the Janizaries" by James M. Ludlow
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In news:

On today's show, animated characters Jersey Jerry and Jersey Gina head to the shore where Jerry's run-in with the beach patrol prompts a chat on New Jersey's convoluted beach badge laws.
A horse is unloaded from a trailer at Chicago Police Mounted Patrol headquarters at South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago on Monday.
The beach patrol said the stingrays were about 8-to-10 feet in size and about 200 to 300 feet off shore.
The ship is designed to patrol close to shore and can quickly switch from one combat mode to another.
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