strong-arm

[ strawng-ahrm, strong- ]SEE DEFINITION OF strong-arm

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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 had no sooner finished the Dragon, than up started the funny little boy who had opened the door.

WORD ORIGIN

"using physical force," 1897, from noun phrase (c.1600), from strong (adj.) + arm (n.).

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