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hash mark

[ hash-mahrk ]
/ ˈhæʃ ˌmɑrk /
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noun
a military service stripe worn on the sleeve of an enlisted person.
the symbol (#); pound sign.
Football. the marking formed by either inbounds line intersecting with one of the lines delineating yardage between the goal lines.
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Origin of hash mark

First recorded in 1905–10
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