a small number of soldiers, commonly 10 privates, a staff sergeant, and a corporal; the smallest military unit.
a group of police officers, especially one organized to deal with a particular area of law enforcement:
drug squad; fraud squad.
any small group or party of persons engaged in a common enterprise.
a sports team or a group of players from which a team is selected.
verb (used with object), squadded, squadding.
to form into squads.
to assign to a squad.
the smallest military formation, typically comprising a dozen soldiers, used esp as a drill formation
any small group of people engaged in a common pursuit
(sport) a number of players from which a team is to be selected
noun (pl) -dies 1. (Brit, slang) a private soldier Compare swaddy
noun 1. (US, slang) nothing
noun 1. a portion of a naval fleet or a detachment of warships; a subdivision of a fleet. 2. an armored cavalry or cavalry unit consisting of two or more troops, a headquarters, and various supporting units. 3. the basic administrative and tactical unit, smaller than a group and composed of two or more flights. […]
noun, plural squadsmen. 1. a member of a squad or team.