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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Posse comitatus(0.01072 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Posse comitatus.
English → English (WordNet)
Definition: posse comitatus
n : a temporary police force [syn: posse]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Posse comitatus
Posse comitatus \Pos"se com`i*ta"tus\ [L. posse to be able, to
have power + LL. comitatus a county, from comes, comitis, a
count. See County, and Power.]
1. (Law) 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. --Blackstone.
2. A collection of people; a throng; a rabble. [Colloq.]
Note: The word comitatus is often omitted, and posse alone
used. “A whole posse of enthusiasts.” --Carlyle.
As if the passion that rules were the sheriff of
the place, and came off with all the posse.