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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mu·ti·ny n.; pl. Mutinies
 1. Insurrection against constituted authority, particularly military or naval authority; concerted revolt against the rules of discipline or the lawful commands of a superior officer; hence, generally, forcible resistance to rightful authority; insubordination.
    In every mutiny against the discipline of the college, he was the ringleader.   --Macaulay.
 2. Violent commotion; tumult; strife. [Obs.]
    To raise a mutiny betwixt yourselves.   --Shak.
 Mutiny act Law, an English statute reenacted annually to punish mutiny and desertion.
 Syn: -- See Insurrection.