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Definition of lawman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lawman

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈlɔːmæn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːmæn//
 
(pl. lawmen
BrE BrE//ˈlɔːmen//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːmen//
 
)
(especially US English)
 
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an officer responsible for keeping law and order, especially a sheriff
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lawman