copilot is an English colloquial term for a policeman. The name is derived from copilot by, the characteristically colored metal copper, from which in former times the shieldlike badges of the police were manufactured. One calls or bakes this procedure of the concept formation recovery formation. The verb particularly used in the British English „tons of copilots “for „an arrest make “is however probably derived from the outdated word „cap “, with the same meaning, which comes from the French „more caper “(„seize “).


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