posse definition

  • noun:
    • several people summoned by a sheriff to aid in law enforcement.
    • A search celebration.
    • A gang involved with crimes such as working weapons and unlawful narcotics trafficking.
    • Slang several pals or colleagues.
    • a small grouping of people summoned to assist police
    • A search celebration
    • A criminal gang
    • a small grouping of associates
    • See posse comitatus.
    • chance.
    • A sheriff's posse comitatus (see below); overall, a body or squad of men.
    • a temporary police

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