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By James Champlin Fernald
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
An officer charged with the preservation of the peace; in the middle ages, a high state functionary. In England, high constables and petty constables, constables invested with the power of arresting and imprisoning, and of breaking open houses; also with powers to execute civil as well as criminal processes, and levy executions, though criminal processes, and levy exceutions, though criminal processes are now generally executed by the police force of the county. A special constable, one appointed to act on special emergencies, as when the public peace is endangered.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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- a threadlike extension of nerve cell Slender processes of neurons, especially the prolonged axons that conduct nerve impulses. One units trunk; it is axis process a neuron and medullated, i. e. white substance Schwann (myelin), medullated; either the medullated non-axis-cylinder or may not be surrounded by primitive sheath neurilemma, so that there are four forms of nerve-fibers.