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dirt Navy
 n.— «These are the sights, sounds and smells of the “Dirt Navy,” the buzz words for a new initiative that, if put into play, could thrust sailors into a domain long reserved for foot soldiers.» —“Navy considers sailors trained for close-quarters assault” by Joanne Kimberlin in Quantico Virginian-Pilot (Hampton Roads, Va.) Oct. 18, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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