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WATCH, police. To watch is, properly speaking, to stand sentry and attend guard during the night time: certain officers called watchmen are appointed in most of the United States, whose duty it is to arrest all persons who are violating the law, or breaking the peace. (q.v.) Vide 1 Bl. Com. 356; 1 Chit. Cr. Law, 14, 20.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Significant players in the Global (United States, European Union and China) Children Digital Watch Market.
Digital watches also came to the fore, starting with the Pulsar P1 which was encased in 18-carat gold and costing PS1,400.
And he can time his exploits to the second with this great Action Man digital watch (right).
1 WATCH THIS VIRTUALLY indestructible, these bold, simple and colourful designs are helping to bring back the digital watch in 2013.
(3) Lava-like - Sci-Fi LED Watch - PS24.99 from This digital watch also doubles up as a decent fashion accessory and when you need the time or date, just press the button and you''ll be in for a visual treat.
The prize pack includes a T-shirt in a can, sunglasses, paw-shaped bowl, digital watch, notepad and pen, picnic blanket, head band, frisbee, plush toy, flock furry stickers plus a pair of complimentary tickets to see the film at Cineworld.
One winner will win the grand prize of a digital camera as well as a digital watch, hoodie, T-shirt, a baseball hat and a keyring.
30, the leading digital watch maker expects a net profit of 600 million yen, down from 3.2 billion yen estimated in May, and a pretax profit of 1 billion yen, down from the earlier projected 6 billion yen, on sales of 210 billion yen, left unchanged.
However, the twist here was that The Gemini Man's hero could only disappear for up to 15 minutes a day by pressing a button on his special digital watch - any more and he'd disintegrate.
Seeing the look on her face, I agreed to buy her a digital watch for her next birthday!
Each pack includes a UFO talking alarm clock, LCD yo yo game, digital watch and notebook and both winners will also receive a pair of free tickets to see the film at Cineworld.