a group trained, especially for exhibition purposes, in precision marching, the manual of arms, etc.
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Why is the San Francisco football team called the 49ers?
When the California Gold Rush began in 1848, American football didn’t exist. But those aggressive gold miners would give their nickname to a football team one hundred years later. Gold was first found in Northern California in January 1848, and it took about a year for the news to travel and inspire thousands of fortune seekers to head west. The miners who arrived in 1849 …
Origin of drill team
First recorded in 1925–30
Also called drill corps.
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They stood in drill-team ranks, moving and shouting abuse in perfect unison.The Cartels Jungle
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