dead marine(redirected from a dead marine)
An empty bottle from an alcoholic beverage. The yard was littered with dead marines the morning after that wild party.
See dead soldier
See marine recruit
marine (recruit)and marine officer
n. an empty beer or liquor bottle. (see also dead soldier, dead marine. These expressions are probably meant as derogatory to either marines or officer.) Every now and then the gentle muttering of the customers was accented by the breaking of a marine as it hit the floor. There’s a marine officer laying in the fireplace.