a band of color, among one or more other colors
"they earned their stripes in Kuwait"
"businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal"
"a green toad with small black stripes or bars"
"may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"
With one stripe Her Lions clawes he..away did wipe.
Each passing day..may give a stripe, a smile, a counsel, a reproach.
His shirt had big blue stripes.
出自： I. Colegate
Newer..looms..produce a raised stripe in taffeta.
出自：New York Times
The natterjack..distinguished..by a yellow stripe.