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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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lawmanlaw‧man /ˈlɔːmæn $ ˈlɒː-/ noun (plural lawmen /-men/) [countable]  American English informalSCPLAW any officer who is responsible for making sure that the law is obeyed
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lawmanIn 32 years as a lawman, Reeves made some 3,000 arrests and killed some 14 men.Tall, trim and square of jaw, he looks more like a lawman than an outlaw.He was the best lawman the Old West has ever known.
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