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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An adornment consisting of a line of a contrasting color or material; A kind or category; V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service;

Usage examples (35)
  • Businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal
  • The dorsal stripe is usually straight but in some individuals it zig-zags.
  • The red stripe is the path Von Stauffenberg would take to the meeting room.
  • Just another trivia point: when the stripe is horizontal, it's called a "fess". for more
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