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1A member of any of various elite military units having a black beret as part of their uniform.
2A member of any of various militant groups distinguished by the wearing of a black beret.
1960s; earliest use found in The New York Times.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.