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  • noun Plural form of posse.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of poss.


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  • What she actually does posses is a reading copy of a 1999 paperback Nancy Drew book.

    Archive 2003-06-01

  • What she actually does posses is a reading copy of a 1999 paperback Nancy Drew book.

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  • They usually offer activities geared toward retirees, feature strict rules about homes 'appearances, and have their own security staff and volunteer "posses" to keep an eye out for violations.

    Retiree Havens Turn Younger to Combat the Housing Bust

  • I saw a lot of junior prof 'posses' well, ok, only one obvious one at the two conferences I recently attended.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • I'm sure it's a wonderful feeling: thinking ... "well, at least I know I 'posses' that much ..."

    ugotsoul Diary Entry

  • "We have also advised the electorate to hide their voting cards and other political material they may posses which is not coming from the ruling party .... so that they can save their lives."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It could not afford to rely upon local "posses" and the militia.

    The Promise of American Life

  • Arpaio is the rogue sheriff of Maricopa County being investigated for his retaliatory tactics against elected officials in Phoenix and his zest for volunteer "posses" to scour Front Page

  • Jamaican gangs known as "posses" and then home-grown gangs such as the Bloods.

    Sentencing Law and Policy

  • When I used the term "posses" I meant that literally, because of the hacker's capabilities maybe so subtle that you wouldn't even knew your phone was being possessed by an evil being.



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