- noundrill on a barracks square• Usage Domain:• Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war machine• Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain• Hypernyms: ↑military drill
* * *squareˈ-bashing noun (milit sl)Parade ground drill• • •Main Entry: ↑square
* * *a form of training for soldiers in which they practise marchingThesaurus: military training and exerciseshyponym
* * *ˈsquare-bashing 7 [square-bashing] noun uncountable (BrE, informal)training for soldiers, which involves marching and holding weapons in different positions
Useful english dictionary. 2012.