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Small body of soldiers also included in scheme (7)


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Here is my best explanation:

'small body of soldiers' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'also included in scheme' is the wordplay.
'also' becomes 'too' ('too' can be a synonym of 'also').
'included in' means one lot of letters goes inside another.
'scheme' becomes 'plan' (I've seen this before).
'too' going inside 'plan' is 'PLATOON'.


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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for platoon that I've seen before include "Group of soldiers", "Infantry unit", "Military group", "Small body of soldiers", "Subdivision of a company", "Army unit", "part of company", "Sub-unit of a military company", "Unit" and "detail".)

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