Mutineers, convicts, strong-arm men, thieves—or just simply pirates.
You try any strong-arm stuff on me and I'll scream for help!
For them, the strict letter of the law, backed up by a strong-arm squad, is the only controlling influence that they recognize.
Mebbe you spent it like a gent fer booze, mebbe you was foolish and went to some strong-arm shack and got rolled.
The rest is likely to entail a considerable amount of strong-arm work, and I'd rather not have you around.
I can see what would happen to me—Julius Marston doing it—if I give the strong-arm squad an opening.
Notorious saloon-keepers, ex-prize fighters and strong-arm men friendly to Ruef were permitted to remain.
But one thing I will promise you, Matt—if there should be any need of strong-arm action, I'll call on you to do your share.
Strong-arm, leaving his brothers in a wood close by, strode boldly up to the entrance, and seized the knocker.
Strong-arm then walked boldly across the court-yard, and presently met a page, who took off his hat and asked him what he wanted.