posse

(redirected from posses)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

posse

(ˈpɑsi)
n. the group of teenagers or children that someone plays with or hangs out with. Hank and his posse are in the backyard playing.
References in periodicals archive ?
Fair officials reimposed the parking fee after the Mounted Posse approached them with a proposal to use the parking lot as a fundraiser, said Rachel Bivens, the fair's director of marketing.
The Judiciary Act of 1789 authorized federal marshals to summon posses.
41 Se dentro dos limites da sesmaria, ou concessao, encontrarem posses com cultura efetiva, e morada habitual, em circunstancias de serem legitimadas, examinarao se essas posses tem em seu favor alguma das excecoes constantes da segunda parte do [section] 2 do art.
Tamkinat Firoz, who graduated from Bryn Mawr as part of a posse from Boston, said the students should be prepared for a life-changing experience.
After a brief safety lesson, Sergio set off to groom his horse, Briscoe, a member of the Santa Clarita Valley Mounted Sheriff's Posse.
He said he never would've dropped out of college if he had his posse with him," Bial recalled.
Existing bud bonds are bound to get tighter, and plenty of new pals will be hooking up to your existing posse.
Named by Robert Miles, a Michigan Klan figure and now chaplain of the Aryan Nations, this "fifth era" is the present, a time in which Klan activity has given way to other white supremacist hate groups, such as the skinheads, neo-Nazis, and far right militant and "religious" groups that include Posse Comitatus, Aryan Nations, Christian Identity, and the Church of Jesus Christ Christian--a loose network including Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and even the Unabomber.
posses can rely on wharf officials to let their ganja out and their guns in.
Mobile Posse, the leading provider of mobile homescreen messaging, today released details from its "New Handset Owner Research Panel".
Unbeknownst to him, Gladden had been nominated to the Posse Foundation, which would place him with a school and help provide him with tuition money.
It all started because someone overheard a kid say, T would never have dropped out if I had my posse with me,'" said Deborah Bial, the organization's founder and president.
Normalmente, e sugerida a existencia de uma relacao entre a capacidade de manter a posse de bola por periodos prolongados e sucesso durante as partidas, ja que se pressupoe que quando uma equipe retem o controle da bola acaba reduzindo a possibilidade de posse de bola e gols marcados pela equipe adversaria (Paullis, Rodriguez e Pastor, 2009), ou ainda, pode ser uma estrategia estipulada pelos treinadores, correspondendo a formas de atuacao de suas equipes mediante taticas individuais e coletivas de jogo (Castellano, 2008).
Maxwell Bogel, a Posse enforcer, lived in London while on the run from US police.
WORCESTER - A city man who claimed a couple years ago to be a leader in the Minor Kilby Posse gang pleaded guilty to cocaine distribution and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition Wednesday in federal court.