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Can you name the words or phrases that are marching band (and drum corps) jargon from their more common definitons?

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Marching Band DefinitionAnswerOther Definition
A dividing mark on yardlines used as a visual reference pointA chopped mixture of (among other things) beef, potatoes, and onions
The most basic temporal unit by which various moves or other parts of a show are measuredA rank of nobility, from the Latin for 'companion'
The slow musical arrangement in a showA narrative form of poetry, often lyrical
The most basic unit of length or distance by which various moves or other parts of a show are measuredAny singular stair in a staircase, or any single rung on a ladder
A decorative feathery ornament on a uniform hat or helmetA rising column of smoke or mist
To stand in place while moving the heels of the feet in rhythm with the musicTo note or quantify the movement of hands on a clock
A generalized section of the ensemble, such as 'drum' or 'horn'A one-dimensional geometric figure that infinitely extends in two directions
Flat, decorative uniform ornament worn around the lower armItem traditionally thrown down to initiate a duel
A single visual formation and/or associated movementAncient Egyptian god of darkness, chaos, and the desert
The final musical selection in a marching band showWhat Kyra Sedgwick is on a TNT crime drama
The collected, written plan for the movement of band members during a showA tool used to bore holes in various materials
Marching Band DefinitionAnswerOther Definition
Non-marching members and instruments, such as xylophones and timpaniA lane in which a racecar driver may stop to refuel or change tires
To adjust and clean all or part of a formationTo put on clothing
A move in which all or part of the band marches single file along a pre-set pathA childhood game that focuses on imitation
Section of the ensemble whose equipment includes flags and riflesTo protect; or, one who protects
General term for a musical arrangement used in a marching band showA diagram representing collated data; 'pie' is a common type
A uniform movement of all or part of the band in a single direction by a uniform distanceNovel by Sapphire that was the basis for the film 'Precious'
Slang term for the feathery ornament on a uniform hat or helmetA common barnyard fowl
A set of six (or five) small drums carried and played by a single personA section of a traditional vocal choir
A move in which the entire band forms a straight line and marches forwardA shell organization created to protect or obscure illegal activity
A movement of instruments away from the normal playing position, often 'to the box'Generalized slang term for Coke or Pepsi
What a band is often invited to do when it performsGambler's option in a race with an exceptionally large number of horses

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