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Noun: stripes  strIps
  1. (military) V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
    "they earned their stripes in Kuwait";
    - chevron, stripe, grade insignia
Noun: stripe  strIp
  1. An adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting colour or material
    - band, banding
  2. (military) a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service
  3. A kind or category
    "businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal"
  4. A narrow marking of a different colour or texture from the background
    "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave";
    - streak, bar
Verb: stripe  strIp
  1. Mark with stripes

Type of: adornment, badge, form, kind, mark, marking, sort, variety

Part of: garment

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