battle rattle


Definition of battle rattle 

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: full combat gear worn by a soldier It's a huge leap forward. But, sadly, it's not surprising that, for many Americans, the thought of a woman in full battle rattle fighting alongside men is anathema. — Peg McEntee, The Salt Lake Tribune (Utah), 28 Jan. 2013

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1995, in the meaning defined above

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