It is time that feminists of all stripes come together and work to raise public awareness about violence against women.
For comfortable egalitarians of all stripes, the uniqueness of black America is an inconvenient truth.
The press always wants to write that story, about how the Republicans are changing their stripes, becoming reasonable.
The FLOTUS fronts Vogue's April issue, speaking out against her husband's old khakis and his newfound adoration for stripes.
What this could do to the already volatile Republican race has political watchers of all stripes chewing their cuticles.
And then, when hope was highest, the Stars and stripes went up!
Anybody less like a monk than 'Stars and stripes' I couldn't think of!
Mah ole man has stripes on his back now wha he wuz whipped an ah wuz whipped too but hit hoped me up till now.
When I came off guard I lost my corporal's stripes, and was condemned to a month's imprisonment.
The caterpillar is green, with white lines and stripes; head, shining green.
"a line or band in cloth," 1620s (but probably much older), from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German stripe "stripe, streak," from Proto-Germanic *stripanan (cf. Danish stribe "a striped fabric," German Streifen "stripe"), cognate with Old Irish sriab "stripe," from PIE root *streig- (see strigil). Of soldiers' chevrons, badges, etc., attested from 1827.
"a stroke or lash," mid-15c., probably a special use of stripe (n.1), from the marks left by a lash. Cf. also Dutch strippen "to whip," West Frisian strips, apparently cognate but not attested as early as the English word.
Chevrons worn as insignia of noncommissioned rank; Crow Tracks (1827+)
as a punishment were not to exceed forty (Deut. 25:1-3), and hence arose the custom of limiting them to thirty-nine (2 Cor. 11:24). Paul claimed the privilege of a Roman citizen in regard to the infliction of stripes (Acts 16:37, 38; 22:25-29). Our Lord was beaten with stripes (Matt. 27:26).