Press-gang meaning

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A company of men under an officer detailed to force men into military or naval service.
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To force into military or naval service.
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To force or coerce.
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A group of men who round up other men and force them into naval or military service.
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To force (someone) into naval or military service by means of a press gang.
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To force (someone) to do something.
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A body of men employed to force others into military or naval service.
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To force men into military or naval service.
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To coerce somebody into doing something that they are reluctant to do.
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