posse comitatus

[ pos-ee kom-i-tah-tuh s, -tey- ]SEE DEFINITION OF posse comitatus

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The marshal then summoned a posse comitatus of two thousand men.

The door opened, and the posse comitatus entered with the prisoner.

The posse comitatus was also summoned, and it quickly responded.

We must call out the Posse Comitatus, and sail with them bodily.

It also held that the organized military could be summoned and used by a civil officer as a part of the posse comitatus.

No citizen is bound to an active execution of this law, unless called upon as one of the posse comitatus.

This was the Posse Comitatus, the force of the county, and was under the command of the sheriff.

It was at once resolved to direct the sheriffs to raise the posse comitatus.

That was all he said; and as for thinking, he had the posse comitatus of seven counties to think of.

Did me and you have a search warrant or a posse comitatus when we rounded up them six Mexican cow thieves down in Hidalgo?

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