Definition of square-bashing in English:


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[mass noun] British informal
  • Military drill performed repeatedly on a barrack square.
    More example sentences
    • Peacetime National Service lasted from 1945 until 1963; for every man who was called up into the Royal Navy, 12 served in the Royal Air Force while 33 ended up square-bashing in the army.
    • But it is not all about square-bashing - in that sense the programme has changed remarkably in the past ten to twelve years.
    • I've done my years of square-bashing and rifle-toting.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody