hot scone n.
(Aus.) a police officer, a detective.
|Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA) 8 Dec. 32/1: A policeman the other night was to be seen with that rara avis — a light on a police bicycle. [...] Another ‘hot scone’ on Thursday afternoon rode up Maritana bridge and coasted down the other side with both hands off the handle bars.|
|Popular Dict. Aus. Sl.|
|Dict. of Cockney Rhy. Sl.|