Definitions

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  • n. A member of the United States Army Special Forces.

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  • n. a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces

Etymologies

From the color of the beret worn by them. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He’d been a real mankiller in Vietnam, and two sources confirmed some ambush of a North Vietnamese unit heading toward a Green Beret camp.

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  • It was like a Green Beret A-team in Indian country in a war he knew too much about, and these guys were as good as special forces.

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  • Since the night the NVA rolled over the Lan Vei Green Beret camp using tanks for the first time in the war, everyone saw tanks.

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