square-bashing

noun
drill on a barracks square
Usage Domain:
slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑vernacular
Hypernyms: ↑military drill

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squareˈ-bashing noun (milit sl)
Parade ground drill
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Main Entry:square

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square-bashing UK US noun [uncountable] british informal
a form of training for soldiers in which they practise marching
Thesaurus: military training and exerciseshyponym

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ˈsquare-bashing 7 [square-bashing] noun uncountable (BrE, informal)
training for soldiers, which involves marching and holding weapons in different positions

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • square-bashing — ► NOUN Brit. informal ▪ military drill performed repeatedly on a barrack square …   English terms dictionary

  • square-bashing — square ,bashing noun uncount BRITISH INFORMAL a form of training for soldiers in which they practice marching …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • square bashing — /ˈskwɛə bæʃɪŋ/ (say skwair bashing) noun Military Colloquial drill on a barracks square …   Australian English dictionary

  • square bashing — (British Slang) training of soldiers on a barrack square …   English contemporary dictionary

  • square-bashing — noun Brit. informal military drill performed repeatedly on a barrack square …   English new terms dictionary

  • square bashing — noun Army jargon for marching drills and other military exercises practiced on a parade ground …   Wiktionary

  • square-bashing — noun (U) BrE informal practice in marching as part of military training …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • square-bashing — UK / US noun [uncountable] British informal a form of training for soldiers in which they practise marching …   English dictionary

  • square-bashing —  Military drill or training …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • square — n., adj., adv., & v. n. 1 an equilateral rectangle. 2 a an object of this shape or approximately this shape. b a small square area on a game board. c a square scarf. d an academic cap with a stiff square top; a mortarboard. 3 a an open (usu. four …   Useful english dictionary

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