Frogmarch meaning

frôgmärch, frŏg-
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To force (someone) to walk forward by pinning the arms and pushing from behind.
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Origin of frogmarch

  • From earlier frog's march a police method of carrying a drunken or unruly person, who is suspended face downwards above the ground by four police officers each holding one limb and carried in a splayed position resembling a frog

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition