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candy stripe

a pattern of bright stripes of one color against a plain background, used chiefly in fabrics.
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First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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candy stripe

noun phrase

A secondary road on a map

[1970s+ Army; fr its pink color]

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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