squadron (n.) Old form(s): spuadrons
army detachment, body of soldiers
1H6 IV.ii.23[General to Talbot] On either hand thee there are squadrons pitched
AC III.ix.1[Antony to Enobarbus] Set we our squadrons on yond side o'th' hill
E3 IV.iv.50[Prince Edward to Audley, of the French] These quarters, squadrons, and these regiments
JC II.ii.20[Calphurnia to Caesar] Fierce fiery warriors fought upon the clouds / In ranks and squadrons and right form of war
Oth I.i.22[Iago to Roderigo, of Cassio] A fellow ... / That never set a squadron in the field
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