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Stripes

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Noun

1. chevron, grade insignia, stripe, stripes

V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

Example Sentences:
'they earned their stripes in Kuwait'

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Stripes

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noun
1. 
a relatively long band of distinctive colour or texture that differs from the surrounding material or background
2. 
a fabric having such bands
3. 
a strip, band, or chevron of fabric worn on a military uniform, etc, esp one that indicates rank
4. mainly US and Canadian
kind; sort; type
a man of a certain stripe
verb
5. (transitive)
to mark with a stripe or stripes
noun
a stroke from a whip, rod, cane, etc

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Stripes

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noun
1. 
a long, narrow band, mark, or streak, differing in color, texture, or material from the surrounding area
2.  [often pl.]
a fabric or garment with a pattern of parallel stripes
3. 
a strip of cloth or braid, as a chevron, bar, or curve, worn on the sleeve as of a military uniform to indicate rank or length of service
4. 
a distinctive type, kind, or sort
a man of his stripe
5.  Archaic
a. 
a stroke with a whip, etc.
b. 
a long welt on the skin
verb transitiveWord forms: striped or ˈstriping
6. 
to mark with a stripe or stripes

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Stripes

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n.
1.
a. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
b. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
c. A fabric having such a pattern.
2. A strip of cloth or braid worn on a uniform to indicate rank, awards received, or length of service; a chevron.
3. Sort; kind: "All Fascists are not of one mind, one stripe" (Lillian Hellman).
tr.v. striped, strip·ing, stripes
To mark with stripes or a stripe.
n.
Archaic
A stroke or blow, as with a whip.

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