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 for Regiment
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Regiment \Reg"i*ment\ (-ment), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Regimented;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Regimenting.]
     1. To form into a regiment or into regiments. --Washington.
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        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. To form into classified units or bodies; to systematize
        according to classes, districts or the like.
  
              The people are organized or regimented into bodies,
              and special functions are relegated to the several
              units.                                --J. W.
                                                    Powell.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. To organize and manage in a uniform and rigid manner; to
        control with a strict discipline.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Regiment \Reg"i*ment\ (-ment), n. [F. r['e]giment a regiment of
     men, OF. also government, L. regimentum government, fr.
     regere to guide, rule. See Regimen.]
     1. Government; mode of ruling; rule; authority; regimen.
        [Obs.] --Spenser. "Regiment of health." --Bacon.
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              But what are kings, when regiment is gone,
              But perfect shadows in a sunshine day? --Marlowe.
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              The law of nature doth now require of necessity some
              kind of regiment.                     --Hocker.
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     2. A region or district governed. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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     3. (Mil.) A body of men, either horse, foot, or artillery,
        commanded by a colonel, and consisting of a number of
        companies, usually ten.
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     Note: In the British army all the artillery are included in
           one regiment, which (reversing the usual practice) is
           divided into brigades.
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     Regiment of the line (Mil.), a regiment organized for
        general service; -- in distinction from those (as the Life
        Guards) whose duties are usually special. [Eng.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  regiment
      n 1: army unit smaller than a division
      v 1: subject to rigid discipline, order, and systematization;
           "regiment one's children"
      2: form (military personnel) into a regiment
      3: assign to a regiment; "regiment soldiers"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  105 Moby Thesaurus words for "regiment":
     KP, age group, align, allocate, allot, apportion, army, army group,
     array, band, battalion, battery, battle group, bevy, body, brigade,
     bunch, cabal, cadre, cast, clique, cohort, collocate, column,
     combat command, combat team, company, complement, compose,
     contingent, control, corps, coterie, covey, crew, crowd, deal,
     deal out, detachment, detail, discipline, dispose, distribute,
     division, faction, field army, field train, file, fix, fleet,
     flying column, gang, garrison, group, grouping, groupment,
     in-group, junta, keep in line, kitchen police, legion, line,
     line up, maniple, marshal, mob, movement, order, organization,
     organize, out-group, outfit, pack, parcel out, party, peer group,
     phalanx, place, platoon, posse, rally, range, rank, regulate,
     salon, section, set, set out, space, squad, squadron, stable,
     standardize, string, systematize, tactical unit, task force, team,
     train, tribe, troop, troupe, unit, whip into shape, wing
  
  

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