dogface

[ dawg-feys, dog- ]
/ ˈdɔgˌfeɪs, ˈdɒg- /

noun Older Slang.

an enlisted man in the U.S. Army, especially an infantryman in World War II.

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Origin of dogface

First recorded in 1940–45; dog + face
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