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four-striper

[fawr-strahy-per, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈstraɪ pər, ˈfoʊr-/
noun
1.
a captain in the U.S. Navy.
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four-striper

noun

A naval captain, wearing four stripes as insignia (WWI Navy)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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