ETYM OD. strijpe a stripe, streak; akin to LG. stripe, Dutch streep, Dan. stribe, German strief, striefen, Mid. High Germ. striefen to glide, march.
1. A marking of a different color or texture from the background; SYN. streak.
2. A piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service.
Ukrasna traka na uniformi.