forcible resistance

  • 1 Forcible — For ci*ble, a. [Cf. OF. forcible forcible, forceable that may be forced.] 1. Possessing force; characterized by force, efficiency, or energy; powerful; efficacious; impressive; influential. [1913 Webster] How forcible are right words! Job. vi. 2? …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Forcible entry and detainer — Forcible For ci*ble, a. [Cf. OF. forcible forcible, forceable that may be forced.] 1. Possessing force; characterized by force, efficiency, or energy; powerful; efficacious; impressive; influential. [1913 Webster] How forcible are right words!… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 forcible — for·ci·ble / fȯr sə bəl/ adj: effected by force or threat of force used against opposition or resistance a forcible felony for·ci·bly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 forcible entry — An entry by breaking doors to make an arrest or a search of premises. 5 Am J2d Arr §§ 86, 87. An entry, with at least some degree of actual force, for the purpose of committing a felony. 13 Am J2d Burgl §§ 11, 12. An entry on real property… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 5 resistance — Opposition by direct, active, forcible, or quasi forcible means. State v Welch, 37 Wis 196, 201. The criminal offense in resisting orders issued by lawful authority. 39 Am J1st Obst J § 5 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 6 forcible — adjective Date: 15th century 1. effected by force used against opposition or resistance 2. characterized by force, efficiency, or energy ; powerful • forcibleness noun • forcibly adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 forcible — Effected by force used against opposition or resistance; obtained by compulsion or violence. Offutt v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 251 Md. 262, 247 A.2d 272, 276 …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 8 forcible — Effected by force used against opposition or resistance; obtained by compulsion or violence. Offutt v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 251 Md. 262, 247 A.2d 272, 276 …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9 resistance — The act of resisting opposition. The employment of forcible means to prevent the execution of an endeavor in which force is employed; standing against; obstructing. Withstanding the force or effect of or the exertion of oneself to counteract or… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 The Service — is an essay written in 1840 by Henry David Thoreau. He submitted it to The Dial for publication, but they declined to print it, and the essay was not published until after Thoreau’s death.The essay uses war and military discipline as metaphors… …

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  • 11 Learned Hand — Infobox Judge name = Learned Hand imagesize = caption = office = Judge of United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit termstart = 1924 termend = 1961 nominator = Calvin Coolidge appointer = predecessor = Julius Marshuetz Mayer birthdate …

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  • 12 Andrew Jackson: Farewell Address — ▪ Primary Source              In his Farewell Address, written with the help of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and delivered March 4, 1837, Andrew Jackson reviewed the accomplishments of his administration and explained the motivation of some of… …

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  • 13 Mutinies — Mutiny Mu ti*ny, n.; pl. {Mutinies}. [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn, mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p. p. of movere to move. See {Move}.] 1. Insurrection against constituted… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Mutiny — Mu ti*ny, n.; pl. {Mutinies}. [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn, mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p. p. of movere to move. See {Move}.] 1. Insurrection against constituted… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Mutiny act — Mutiny Mu ti*ny, n.; pl. {Mutinies}. [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn, mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p. p. of movere to move. See {Move}.] 1. Insurrection against constituted… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Anabaptist — Anabaptists (Greek ανα (again, twice) + βαπτιζω (baptize), thus re baptizers [ [http://www.answers.com/topic/anabaptist Anabaptist] at answers.com] ) are Christians of the Radical Reformation. Various groups at various times have been called… …

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  • 17 Brian O'Rourke — Lord Brian na Múrtha Ó Ruairc (1540? – 1591), hereditary lord of West Bréifne in Ireland during the later stages of the Tudor reconquest of that country, was proclaimed by the English a rebel and became the first man to be extradited within… …

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  • 18 The New Pantagruel — (also known as tNP or TNP ) was an ecumenical Christian electronic journal published from 2004 2006 and patterned after hard nosed little magazines like The Partisan Review with a satirical element reminiscent of The Wittenburg Door , Ship of… …

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  • 19 Greeley, Horace — born Feb. 3, 1811, Amherst, N.H., U.S. died Nov. 29, 1872, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. newspaper editor and political leader. Greeley was a printer s apprentice in Vermont before moving to New York City, where he edited a literary magazine and… …

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  • 20 mutiny — [myo͞ot′ n ē] n. pl. mutinies [< earlier mutine, to rebel < Fr mutiner < OFr mutin, mutinous < meute, a revolt < LL * movita, movement, ult. < L movere,MOVE] revolt against and, often, forcible resistance to constituted… …

    English World dictionary