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crew cut

A closely cropped haircut, usually for a male, as in The boys all think crew cuts are cooler in summer. This term presumably originated in the navy ( crew referring to a ship's crew), where such a haircut was mandatory. [c. 1940]
See also: crew, cut
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During a rain-out at Yankee Stadium, the TV crew cut into a special documentary on the greatest pitcher the club had ever produced, Whitey Ford.
One is described as in his mid-30s with fair crew cut hair, 5ft 8in tall and was carrying a cream jumper.
The campaign, airing on Pyongyang television, shows a few state-approved hairstyles, such as the flat-top crew cut, the middle hairstyle, the low hairstyle, and the high hairstyle, all of which are between 1 and 5 centimeters in length.
The young royal - who came fourth in an eligible bachelor poll last week - sported the crew cut as he took time off from being a ranch-hand to watch Australia beat Scotland in the Rugby World Cup in Brisbane yesterday.
He was described as white, aged 14 or 15, about 5ft 5ins, of medium build, crew cut hairstyle, wearing a white T-shirt, jeans and trainers.
The robber is described as aged 19-20 years old, about 5ft 10ins, dark crew cut hair, and wearing a white or lightcoloured fleece and dark trousers.
A black baseball cap kept the crew cut under cover as he arrived at Leicester's ground on United's club coach.
On the first day of seventh grade, she had dressed up like the film star James Cagney, complete with crew cut and thrift-shop suit.
The male driver of the vehicle is described as white, of big build with a dark crew cut style hair cut.
The form of Wise Totty's course and distance second to Centurion Enry in June, with Droopys Arshavin, Lorrys Options and Ten Dollars More behind, makes her must-bet material on her return to Oxford's 645 metres, while Crew Cut can scalp his rivals at Bath tomorrow.
A fire crew cut free a trapped and seriously-injured passenger.
The offender is described as a white man, aged around 20 years, approximately 5ft 8in tall, clean shaven, of medium to muscular build, with light crew cut hairstyle, and a light coloured tracksuit.
One was 5ft 6in tall with a crew cut, pronounced features and a bony head.
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