from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To march in such a way that the legs swing sharply from the hips and the knees are locked.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A style of marching in which the feet are lifted high in the air in front.
  • v. To march with a goose-step.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Milit., the marking of time by raising the feet alternately without making progress.
  • n. An exercise in military gymnastics in which the body is balanced on one foot while the other is swung forward and backward as if on the march, but without advancing, the object being to give the soldier an upright carriage in marching.
  • n. A marching step in which the feet are raised high above the ground, as when on review.


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