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  • n. The supervision and control of a crowd of people, to keep the crowd orderly.

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  • n. activity of controlling a crowd


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  • We always have three or four men at these things, for crowd control and such like — they can draw as big a crowd as a second division football match, these mock-battles.

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  • Serious weaponry: not the Ruger Mini-14s but a rack of M4s, all with high-tech red-dot optics, several crates of 5.56 NATO and 12 gauge, four short-barreled pump shotguns, some chemical crowd control gimcracks, a rack of gas masks.

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