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, in the meaning defined above

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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

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