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English Dictionary: squad by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
squad
n
  1. a smallest army unit
  2. a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    Synonym(s): team, squad
  3. a small squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime
    Synonym(s): police squad, squad
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Squad \Squad\, n. [F. escouade, fr. Sp. escuadra, or It.
      squadra, (assumed) LL. exquadrare to square; L. ex + quadra a
      square. See {Square}.]
      1. (Mil.) A small party of men assembled for drill,
            inspection, or other purposes.
  
      2. Hence, any small party.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Squad \Squad\, n.
      Sloppy mud. [Prov. Eng.] --Tennyson.
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