flying squad

noun

Definition of flying squad

  1. :  a usually small standby group of people ready to move or act swiftly; especially :  a police unit formed to respond quickly in an emergency

1925

First Known Use of flying squad

1925


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flying squad

noun fly·ing squad

Legal Definition of flying squad

  1. :  a usually small standby group of people ready to move or act quickly; especially :  a police unit formed to respond quickly in an emergency —called also flying squadron

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