posse comitatus

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The able-bodied men over 15 in a given county who can be summoned by the sheriff to help keep the peace, or arrest a felon; also a group of men so gathered
Any band of men, especially armed or hostile

With him retired his ‘posse comitatus,’ / The attorney last, who linger'd near the door / Reluctantly .

The power of the county, or the citizens who may be summoned by the sheriff to assist the authorities in suppressing a riot, or executing any legal precept which is forcibly opposed
A collection of people; a throng; a rabble
posse comitatus


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    () From Late Latin posse (“force”) comitatus (“of the country”).

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