A band of people intent on lynching someone.
- Yet those talk-show audiences can be like lynch mobs.
- They could be distinguished from more ad hoc mobs, including lynch mobs, by their structured nature and their semipermanence.
- Many episodes of anti-Mexican mob violence involve lynch mobs that broke into jails to retrieve their victims.
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