noun Date: 1581 1. one that strikes: as a. a player in any of several games who is striking or attempting to strike a ball b. the hammer of the striking mechanism of a clock or watch c. a blacksmith's helper who swings the sledgehammer d. a worker on strike 2. a junior enlisted man in the United States Navy who has declared an occupational specialty 3. a forward in soccer

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