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  • n  V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
    they earned their stripes in Kuwait
  • n  an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
  • n  a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service
  • n  V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
    they earned their stripes in Kuwait
  • n  a kind or category
  • n  a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
    a green toad with small black stripes or bars
  • 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

  • Picks apart speeches, press releases, TV ads and other public statements by politicians of all stripes to set the record straight Flickr This public showroom for personal pics is .
  • The Prowler didn't even have a manual transmission, which made it almost impossible to lay down the requisite stripes of hot rubber.
  • These stripes can be adjusted in width from a maximum of five inches down to Moth inch.
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  • Barack Obama in CNN
    We are one people,Obama said, "All of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America. In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or do we...
  • Lance Armstrong in ESPN
    He didn't make my hair look very good,said Armstrong, who also gave blood and urine samples. "That's why I cut it after that, after he butchered it. There were a few good stripes at the back so we just buzzed it down."
  • Anthony Weiner in (subscription)
    People of all political stripes are coming out against this deal,Weiner said. "It's mind-bogglingly bad policy because the Saudis at every turn have been uncooperative. The idea that we are going to reward the Saudi's with precision...

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