Brown Shirt


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Brown Shirt

or brown·shirt (broun′shûrt′)
n.
1. A Nazi, especially a storm trooper.
2. A racist, especially a violent, right-wing one.

[Translation of German Braunhemd : braun, brown + Hemd, shirt.]

Brown Shirt

or

brownshirt

n
1. (Historical Terms) (in Nazi Germany) a storm trooper
2. a member of any fascist party or group
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