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Boy Scout

noun [C] UK ( US Boy Scout,
 
)
 
a boy who belongs to an organization that teaches boys practical skillsSocieties, clubs and organizations
Translations of “Boy Scout”
in Chinese (Traditional) 童子軍…
in Russian бойскаут…
in Turkish yavru kurt, izci…
in Chinese (Simplified) 童子军…
in Polish harcerz…
(Definition of Boy Scout from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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