from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stripe worn on an enlisted person's sleeve to indicate a specific term of military service.
- n. A stripe worn on the sleeve of the uniform of a bus driver, for example, to indicate years of seniority.
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- n. an insignia worn to indicate years of service
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