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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An elite quasi-military unit of the Nazi party that served as Hitler's personal guard and as a special security force in Germany and the occupied countries.
  • abbr. saints
  • abbr. shortstop
  • abbr. Social Security
  • abbr. Bible Song of Solomon
  • abbr. steamship
  • abbr. Sunday school

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • abbr. Saints
  • Schutzstaffel
  • social security
  • spousal support
  • steam ship
  • Screw Steamer - screw-driven steamship
  • Sub Surface - diesel powered attack submarine
  • Silent Sound(tm)
  • NATO prefix-code for surface-to-surface missile systems developed by the Soviet Union
  • shortstop

Etymologies

German, abbr. for Schutzstaffel : Schutz, defense + Staffel, echelon.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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