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  • v  mark with stripes
  • v  take away possessions from someone
  • v  get undressed
  • v  remove the surface from
  • v  remove substances from by a percolating liquid
  • v  lay bare
  • v  steal goods; take as spoils
  • v  remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
  • v  strip the cured leaves from
  • v  remove the thread (of screws)
  • v  remove a constituent from a liquid
  • v  take off or remove
  • v  draw the last milk (of cows)
  • v  remove (someone's or one's own) clothes
  • s  marked or decorated with stripes

  • In the striped-pants sectors of the State Department, handsome John Emil Peurifoy had been looked upon as the mechanic who tended strictly to the cogs of State's clanking .
  • There was also Anne de Weese's three-piece "interchangeable," a striped daytime dress on which the top part could be dropped down to the waist to make a long-skirted, flounce .
  • All the plants, says Cronin, are located in exactly the wrong part of the river--the broad, shallow heart of the estuary that serves as a nursery for striped bass, bay anchovies .
News & Articles


  • Mike Holmgren in San Francisco Chronicle
    We knew it was going to be tough going up against the Pittsburgh Steelers,Holmgren told the fans at Qwest Field. "I didn't know we were going to have to play the guys in the striped shirts as well."
  • Roy Williams in International Herald Tribune
    It's not just the guys in the striped shirts because we're going to throw the ball inside, we're going to attack the basket, we're going to get fouled and we're going to put the other team in position to be in foul trouble,Williams said....
  • Saxby Chambliss in Washington Post
    Just resigning commission and moving on, putting on a striped suit, a pinstriped suit versus an Air Force uniform, I don't think makes much difference,Chambliss said on ABC's "This Week."

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