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close-order drill

  • n  (military) military drill of troops in standard marching (shoulder-to-shoulder)
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  • A Right View of Repentance
    If you have ever watched soldiers doing close-order drill on a parade field, you know how quickly they can reverse themselves and head in the opposite direction. If they attempt this while standing still, the command is "about face." If they want to reverse while marching, the command is "to the rear, march." In either case, there is an abrupt change leading in an entirely different direction ...
    Aug. 4, 2013 - The Christian Post

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