doughfoot

doughfoot
/doh"foot'/, n., pl. doughfeet /-feet'/, doughfoots. Informal.
an infantryman in the U.S. Army, esp. in World War II.
[1940-45; DOUGH + FOOT, perh. b. DOUGHBOY and FOOT SOLDIER]

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