Definition of "Stripe" :
noun: an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
noun: a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
"A green toad with small black stripes or bars."
noun: a kind or category
"Businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal."
noun: V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
"They earned their stripes in Kuwait."
noun: a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service
verb: mark with stripes