U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary

Zippo

1. (World War II to present) A cigarette lighter made in Bradford, PA and prized by all military personnel because of their rugged construction and ability to stay lit in a typhoon. 2. Derogatory term for a flame-thrower tank.


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