1. [1930s+] a gang of criminals.
2. [1950s+] a squad of police.
3. [1980s+] (Aus. prison) a group of inmates.
[1950s+] (UK Und.) working in a group.
SE in slang uses
[1960s+] (orig. gay) an orgy.
[2000s] (S.Afr. gay) a homosexual male; he in turn is on the team.
1. (also double teen) to gang up on, to use extra force against.
2. to work as a pair.
[mid-19C–1910s] (US) a phr. used to indicate one’s own or another’s importance, energy etc; usu. as ain’t I/he/she/they the whole team.