"run-in" Definition

  1. to lock up in the station-house. The police are very fond of threatening to RUN-IN any person to whom they may take exception, and, as recent revelations have shown, are by no means averse from putting their threats into execution.

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Position in the dictionary: 2921 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: running patterer, running stationer, rush, rust, rustication, rusty guts, rye., sack, sad dog, saddle
Previous words in the dictionary: run for the money, run, rumy, rumpus, rump, rumgumption, rumbustious, rumbumptious, rumbowling, rumbler

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