flying squad

noun

Definition of flying squad

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

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1925

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flying squad

noun fly·ing squad

legal Definition of flying squad

: 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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