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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of the women's reserve of the US Navy, organized during World War II, but now no longer a separate branch.

Etymologies

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

[From W(omen) A(ccepted for) V(olunteer) E(mergency Service).]

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