These crude attempts at vigilante justice speak louder than any civilized-sounding rhetoric from Mubarak or his aides.
Very few American Southerners were members of vigilante groups like the Ku Klux Klan during the era of segregation.
Will California nominate a vigilante, busted boarding an airplane with a loaded gun, as the Republican alternative for Governor?
Richard Abowitz talks to the vigilante who claims to be behind the effort.
That is why, when the young girl of our story was found dead, vigilante justice took over.
His work, "vigilante Days and Ways," is an invaluable contemporary record.
There's nothing I'm so sick of hearing as this vigilante stuff.
It was the vigilante, a good-looking white-bearded man clad in blue cotton.
"But I gave the vigilante his penny this morning," I said, hastening to the door.
That afternoon three men shouldered into Babbitt's office with the air of a vigilante committee in frontier days.
"member of a vigilance committee," 1856, American English, from Spanish vigilante, literally "watchman," from Latin vigilantem (see vigilance). Vigilant man in same sense is attested from 1824 in a Missouri context. Vigilance committees kept informal rough order on the frontier or in other places where official authority was imperfect.