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

  • n. The act or process of marking or decorating with stripes.
  • n. The stripes placed on something.
  • n. A pattern of stripes.

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  • v. Present participle of stripe.
  • n. A pattern of stripes.

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  • n. the act of marking with stripes


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