Patrol Pa*trol", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Patrolled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Patrolling}.] [F. patrouiller, O. & Prov. F. patrouiller to paddle, paw about, patrol, fr. patte a paw; cf. D. poot paw, G. pfote, and E. pat, v.] To go the rounds along a chain of sentinels; to traverse a police district or beat. [1913 Webster]

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