POSSES

Etymology 1

Noun

posses

plural of posse

Etymology 2

Verb

posses

Third-person singular simple present indicative form of poss

Anagrams

• s'poses, sposes

Source: Wiktionary


POSS

Poss, v. t. Etym: [See Push.]

Definition: To push; to dash; to throw. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] A cat . . . possed them [the rats] about. Piers Plowman.

POSSE

Pos"se, n.

Definition: See Posse comitatus. In posse. See In posse in the Vocabulary.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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