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pinstriper

One who performs pinstriping, which is the application of very thin lines of paint used primarily to customize the decoration of motorcycles and automobiles. He's one of the biggest pinstripers in the hot rod community in America. It wasn't until I was nearly 50 that I found my calling as a pinstriper for motorcycles.

striper

military slang An officer with one or more stripes on the sleeve of their uniform to indicate their rank or length of service. Typically used in combinations specifying how many stripes are on their uniform. I knew the mission was a bad idea, but I was just a one-striper, so I kept it to myself. She was the only three-striper selected for the Brigade Staff. Everyone else was either a four-striper or a five-striper.

pinstriper

n. a businessman or businesswoman wearing a pinstriped suit. (see also suit, vest. From men’s pinstripe business suits.) Who’s the pinstriper driving the beemer?
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Rainbow trout, Channel catfish, Crappie, Bluegill, Big-mouthed Bass and Striped Bass - the sort of stripers who just love being spun a line and only want to nibble your tackle in return.
Stripers who reported the "Ground True' stories said the biggest complaint they heard was that troops didn't feel like they were getting good information about little things like when they would be going home.
District biologist Mike Gray said he hopes to be able to resume striper releases in 2003.
Striper populations are thriving in this area and the nearby Monterey region.
November through January is the peak season for stripers, and anglers have a good chance of landing a trophy or two.
On Lake Seminole, a 60-pound striper was captured and released by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources several years ago.
Tenders are invited for for the sale of four (4) used vehicles, one (1) pick-up bed, one (1) pick-up bumper, one (1) riding lawn mower, one (1) furnas wood shaper, two (2) snow blowers, one (1) push mower, eight (8) truck plows, one (1) truck cap, one (1) john deere tractor mower, one (1) line lazer striper, one (1) viber plate, two (2) church pews, one (1) radial arm saw, and miscellaneous used office furnishings, electronics and plumbing fixtures.
A few dozen casts later, our baitwell is full and we're dropping anchor along the rocky shoreline in one of our favorite striper spots.
"Striper Hot Spots: Top Surfcasting Locations from Connecticut to Maine" is a guide for fishermen who want to get an edge on fishing throughout New England to catch the most fish in these cooler waters and up to coast.
Bonnie prepared for her nursing career by using her high school years to volunteer at a nursing home and in a hospital candy striper program.
THE SAME SIGHT-FISHING EXCITEMENT that has captivated bonefish and tarpon anglers for decades is now mesmerizing striper anglers from Long Island to Cape Cod.
The baby stripers have been transplanted not only into Panhandle waters but to river systems in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Louisiana under a regional striper restoration effort.
Tenders are invited for Striper Plate Dia 123.825Mm.
You've been catching fish for some time now, releasing several medium-sized blues and a 27-inch striper just shy of the limit.