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(UK, dialect) Sloppy mud.
Obsolete French esquade from Old French escadre from Old Spanish escuadra Old Italian squadra both from Vulgar Latin exquadra square square
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From French escouade.
A cheer went up from the squad room.
It was my first, and hopefully only, trip in the caged back of a siren-screaming squad car.
If you still want to try out for the dance squad, sign up for the final auditions tomorrow!
A premature encounter with a squad of police alarmed the town and broke up their plans.
Alastair Cook has been included in the squad for the national cricket academy at Loughborough this winter.
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