close-order drill

[ klohs-awr-der ]
/ ˈkloʊsˌɔr dər /

noun Military.

practice in formation marching and other movements, in the carrying of arms during formal marching, and in the formal handling of arms for ceremonies and guard.

Nearby words

  1. close-hauled,
  2. close-in,
  3. close-knit,
  4. close-lipped,
  5. close-mouthed,
  6. close-reefed,
  7. close-stool,
  8. close-up,
  9. closeable,
  10. closed

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