Variant of squad
- a small group of soldiers assembled for inspection, duty, etc.
- the smallest military tactical unit, often a subdivision of a platoon
- any small group of people working together: a police squad
- an athletic team: a football squad
Origin: Fr escouade from Spanish escuadra or Italian squadra, a square, both from Vulgar Latin an unverified form exquadrare, to form into a square: see square,
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