Origin of striper
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Examples from the Web for striper
The pencil equipment is properly a matter of the first concern to the striper.
The striper should be provided with at least four different sizes of pencils.
The striper should provide himself with a dust-proof metal box in which to store his pencil equipment.
- military slang an officer who has a stripe or stripes on his uniform, esp in the navya two-striper (lieutenant)
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Word Origin and History for striper
"striped bass," 1945, from stripe (n.1).
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