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Frog march

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Frog march a method of carrying a refractory or drunken prisoner face downwards between four men, each holding a limb
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. frogga, frox; cog. with Ice. froskr; Ger. frosch.

Usage

In literature:

And "running up" is a performance almost as undignified as the Frog March.
"Plain Tales from the Hills" by Rudyard Kipling
They'll only frog-march us or something equally beastly if we resist.
"On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles" by Thomas Charles Bridges
He heard Susie call, and up he marched, like the brave soldier frog boy that he was.
"Bully and Bawly No-Tail" by Howard R. Garis
He had to yell for help to frog-march her aboard ship.
"Industrial Revolution" by Poul William Anderson
We have marched all the way from Paris to this land of frogs to deliver you from a terrible tyrant.
"The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom" by Hendrik Willem van Loon
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In news:

From the creators that brought you the snow bear in march of 2009 created the snow frog of 2010.
Courtesy Sony Pictures Classics Kermit's Revenge: The frogs come marching in for a disturbing parade in ' Paprika .
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