The two posses decided to join forces and set off hauling their rations down the street.
He posses an incredible work ethic, has a lot of great ideas, and brings a lot of dedication to the blog.
None of the current party leaders in Britain posses the force of will or powers of persuasion last seen under Blair.
Excursions can be made from Paris to places within easy distance that posses Gothic-Renaissance glass.
Don't you know we just got in from hunting you—two posses of us been out all night?
I aim to get back in time to join one of the posses in their hunt for the outlaws.
posses went in every direction, and not a stone was left unturned.
He had evaded posses before––posses composed of trained men who were accustomed to take the man trail.
We'll get the rubes to looking for him in posses, offer rewards.
The expenses of posses were to be charged against the county.
1640s (in Anglo-Latin from early 14c.), shortening of posse comitatus "the force of the county" (1620s, in Anglo-Latin from late 13c.), from Medieval Latin posse "body of men, power," from Latin posse "have power, be able" (see potent) + comitatus "of the county," genitive of Late Latin word for "court palace" (see comitatus). Modern slang meaning "small gang" is probably from Western movies.
: I thought posses were Jamaican. Language changes very fast here, now it just means a small gang
[1980s+ Black teenagers; probably fr the sheriff's posse seen so often in cowboy movies]