Constablery Con"sta*bler*y (? or ? ), n. [OF. conestablerie. Cf. {Constabulary}.] 1. The constabulary. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. The district or jurisdiction of a constable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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