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rat patrol
 n.— «The soldiers were searching the desert for insurgents…”rat patrol” in military parlance…on June 21 when a roadside bomb exploded near their 5-ton armored vehicle.» —“Soldier buried amid questions, tears” by Alex Leary in St. Petersburg Herald (Bradenton, Florida) July 5, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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