adj.— «If you combine the colors of the uniforms of the four services, you come up with the color purple. Thus officers who do joint duty, working on projects that cross service lines, are called purple-suiters.» —“Congress gives final approval to Pentagon’s reorganization” by Charles Stafford St. Petersburg Times Sept. 18, 1986. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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