battle rattle
 n.— «The main gate, which previously was manned by a Swedish soldier in a ribbed turtleneck, camouflage pants and felt beret, was secured by at least six American paratroopers and military police in full combat regalia, heavy body armor and helmets—battle rattle, as they call it.» —“NATO brings fresh mandate to Bosnia” by Indira A.R. Lakshmanan in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina Boston Globe Dec. 21, 1995. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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