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synonyms for posse comitatus

  • Gestapo
  • posse
  • swat
See also synonyms for: posse comitatuses
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How to use posse comitatus in a sentence

He even felt a certain enjoyment in the discomfiture of the self-constituted posse of searchers for stolen goods.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Hc mihi videtur esse posse commodissima & sufficiens narrandorum omnium expositio.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The posse found the cabin deserted, except for the presence of a lame, old man who was reported as the cook for the outfit.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Went on to Suvla and landed with all my posse, remaining in consultation with Corps Headquarters till 3.30.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
And where he ate the sheriff and his posse would likewise have to dine.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Ballarat was about one hundred miles distant, and a posse started in pursuit.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
This seemed to be a somewhat curious proceeding, and the posse immediately closed in about the man.
MY LIFE IN MANY STATES AND IN FOREIGN LANDSGEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN
Virgil shows knowledge of men when he says of the row-boat straining in emulation, 'Possunt quia posse videntur.''
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Then Garry remembered that this was impossible, as Everett would have a posse come to the house if he were not back at six.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
They passed Miss Appleby taking a posse of her young lady boarders out for a walk.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
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WORDS RELATED TO POSSE COMITATUS

  • Gestapo
  • posse
  • posse comitatus
  • swat
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