Posse


Posse

Posse may refer to:

* Posse comitatus (disambiguation page)

Organizations

* Sheriff's posse
* Posse Foundation, a non-profit leadership scholarship organization
* Jamaican Posse
* Spur Posse
* Indian Posse
* Posse Program

Popular culture

* "Posse (1975 film)", a western film
* "Posse (1993 film)", a western film
* Andre the Giant Has a Posse, a street art campaign
* Party Posse, a fictional boy band in the Simpsons episode "New Kids on the Blecch"
* Insane Clown Posse
* Posse (Morning zoo radio), staff who provide interjections and information
* Space Pirates (series)
* Posse cut
* Las Vegas Posse
* Osdorp Posse
* Posse on Broadway
* Black Hills Posse
* 99 Posse
* London Posse
* Sound Unlimited
* RBL Posse
* The L.A. Posse
* L.A. Posse
* Mean Street Posse
* Outlaw Posse
* Nuuk Posse
* My Posse
* The Java Posse
* Native Tongues Posse
* N.W.A. and the Posse
* Prophet Posse (see Hypnotize Minds)
* Hypnotize Camp Posse
* Upper Hutt Posse
* Da Crime Posse
* Prophet Posse
* X Posse (see Overlord X)
* American Doll Posse
* Patty's Posse (see Patty Brard)
* Magyar Posse
* Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa
* Dr. Cube's Posse (see Kaiju Big Battel)
* Baby G and True Funk Posse
* Cisco's Posse

Surnames

* Abel Posse, an Argentinian writer
* Arvid Posse
* Vladimir Posse

Place names

* Posse, Goiás, a town in the state of Goiás, Brazil

Other uses

* POSSE project, a DARPA funded software security initiative


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  • Posse — Pos se, n. See {Posse comitatus}. [1913 Webster] {In posse}. See {In posse} in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • posse — 1640s (in Anglo Latin from early 14c.), shortening of posse comitatus the force of the county (1620s, in Anglo Latin from late 13c.), from M.L. posse body of men, power, from L. posse have power, be able + comitatus of the county, genitive of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • posse — s. f. 1. Retenção ou fruição de uma coisa ou de um direito. 2. Estado de quem possui uma coisa, de quem a detém como sua ou tem o gozo dela. 3.  [Jurídico, Jurisprudência] Ação ou direito de possuir a título de propriedade. • posses s. f. pl.… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • posse — [käm΄ə tāt′əspäs′ē] n. [ML, short for posse comitatus, power of the county < L posse, to be able (see POTENT) + comitatus, county < comes, a COUNT2] 1. Historical a) the body of men required, upon being summoned, to assist the sheriff in… …   English World dictionary

  • Posse — (Lavertezzo,Швейцария) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via cantonale, 6633 Lavertezzo, Швейцария …   Каталог отелей

  • posse — I noun arm of the law, armed band, band, band of armed men, band of men armed with legal authority, body of men armed with legal process, body of men summoned by a sheriff, civilian police, custodians of the law, detachment of police, detail,… …   Law dictionary

  • posse — ► NOUN 1) N. Amer. historical a body of men summoned by a sheriff to enforce the law. 2) (also posse comitatus) Brit. historical the men of a county forming a body whom the sheriff could summon to repress a riot or for other purposes. [ORIGIN:… …   English terms dictionary

  • Posse [1] — Posse, ein Erzeugniß der heitern Laune, in welchem an sich Unwürdiges, Gemeines od. Beschränktes, aus seinem natürlichen Zusammenhang herausgehoben, in eine Ideenverbindung gebracht erscheint, in welcher es die Einbildunskraft anregt, ohne das… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Posse [2] — Posse, Bergsüdlich bei Sondershausen (Schwarzburg), mit fürstlichem Lustschloß …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Posse [1] — Posse ist zunächst ein derber, übermütiger Streich oder Schabernack (daher die Redensarten »Possen reißen«, »jemandem einen Possen spielen«), dann insbes. eine dramatische Darstellung voll drastischer Komik (s. Komisch), für die auch der Name… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon