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eagle scout

a boy scout who has achieved the highest rank in U.S. scouting.
Origin of eagle scout
An Americanism dating back to 1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He did not want to be a star scout; he must be an eagle scout.

    Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • And do you mean to tell me that a scout can be any more of a scout than that—an eagle scout?

    Tom Slade on Mystery Trail Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • He was then and there an eagle scout and he did not know it.

    Tom Slade on Mystery Trail Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Once (oh, this happened several years before) he helped a boy in his patrol to become20 an eagle scout.

    Tom Slade at Black Lake Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • Antelope was headed directly for eagle scout Butte, for the camp was in plain view from the top of this hill.

    Old Indian Days [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman

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