"number of his mess" Definition

  1. when a man dies in the army or navy, he is said to “lose the NUMBER OF HIS MESS.”

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Position in the dictionary: 2401 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: nurse, nut, nut-cut, nuts, nux, o. k., o. p., oaf, oak, oar
Previous words in the dictionary: nowhere, nouse, notional, noser, nose-ender, nose-bag, nose ’em, nose out of joint, nose in the manger, nose

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