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Tijuana Taxi

dated slang Code for a marked police car used on citizens band (CB) radio, especially by long-haul truckers. Anyone got their ears on? Just spotted a Tijuana Taxi off the junction to I-75. A: "Watch out for Tijuana Taxis heading into Derby City." B: "10-4."
See also: taxi

hail a cab

 and hail a taxi
to signal to a taxi that you want to be picked up. See if you can hail a cab. I don't want to walk home in the rain.
See also: hail

Tijuana taxi

(ˈtiəwɑnɑ ˈtæksi)
n. a police car. (Citizens band radio.) There’s a Tijuana taxi back a few cars watching you awful close.
See also: taxi
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