To square gate is to march or walk with the arm swinging forward at the same time as the corresponding leg i.e. right hand, right leg.

Awkward and distinctive.

Called a 'square' gait as the natural rythmn or 'gait' is altered to be equal instead of alternate (i.e. right arm, left leg).

A term commonly used within military organisations.
He had problems with marching as he used to square gait all the time.
by whyteivy March 10, 2008

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