Squad - (n.) A small party of men assembled for drill, inspection, or other purposes.
Squad - (n.) Hence, any small party.
Squad - (n.) Sloppy mud.
Squadron - (n.) Primarily, a square; hence, a square body of troops; a body of troops drawn up in a square.
Squadron - (n.) A body of cavarly comparising two companies or troops, and averging from one hundred and twenty to two hundred men.
Squadron - (n.) A detachment of vessels employed on any particular service or station, under the command of the senior officer; as, the North Atlantic Squadron.
Squadroned - (a.) Formed into squadrons, or squares.
Squad - n. 1 small group sharing a task etc., esp. Of soldiers or policemen (drug squad). 2 sport team. [french escouade]
Death squad - n. Armed paramilitary group.
Firing-squad - n. 1 soldiers ordered to shoot a condemned person. 2 group firing the salute at a military funeral.
Flying squad - n. Rapidly mobile police detachment etc.
Squad car - n. Police car.
Squaddie - n. (also squaddy) (pl. -ies) slang recruit; private.
Squadron - n. 1 unit of the raf with 10–18 aircraft. 2 detachment of warships employed on a particular duty. 3 organized group etc., esp. A cavalry division of two troops. [italian squadrone: related to *squad]
Squadron leader - n. Commander of an raf squadron, next below wing commander.
Vice squad - n. Police department concerned with prostitution etc.
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