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frogmarch

[frog-mahrch, frawg-] /ˈfrɒgˌmɑrtʃ, ˈfrɔg-/
verb (used with object)
1.
to force (a person) to march with the arms pinioned firmly behind the back.
Origin of frogmarch
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; frog1 + march1
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British Dictionary definitions for frogmarch

frogmarch

/ˈfrɒɡˌmɑːtʃ/
noun
1.
a method of carrying a resisting person in which each limb is held by one person and the victim is carried horizontally and face downwards
2.
any method of making a resisting person move forward against his will
verb
3.
(transitive) to carry in a frogmarch or cause to move forward unwillingly
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