Definition of Merit badge

1. Noun. A badge award to Boy Scouts in recognition of special projects.

Generic synonyms: Badge



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Merit Badge

merismatic
merisms
merismus
merispore
meristem
meristematic
meristematically
meristemic
meristemoid
meristemoids
meristems
meristic
meristically
meristics
merit
merit badge (current term)
merit pay
merit system
meritable
merited
meritedly
merithallus
meriting
meriting(p)
meritless
meritlessly
meritlessness
meritmonger
meritmongers
meritocracies

Literary usage of Merit badge

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1. Community Boy Leadership: A Manual for Scout Executives by Boy Scouts of America (1922)
"These "orders" accompany the "reports" of the disposition of the previous stock which constitute a perpetual inventory of the council's merit badge ..."

2. A Familiar History of the British Army, from the Earliest Restoration in by Joachim Hayward Stocqueler (1871)
"Mutiny at Quebec—Irruptions by the Indians—Changes in Costume and Appointments—The "Merit" Badge in the 6th Foot—The Guards ¡it the London Riots—The ..."

3. Transactions by National Safety Council, Association of Iron and Steel Engineers (1919)
"Let us look for a moment at the requirements for the safety first merit badge. Quoting from the Boy Scouts' Handbook, page 61, we read: "To obtain a merit ..."

4. The Boy Scout Movement Applied by the Church by Norman Egbert Richardson, Ormond Eros Loomis (1915)
"SIGNIFICANCE OF MERIT-BADGE REQUIREMENTS Nowhere is this any more important, as it affects a boy's vocational preparation, than in the mastery of ..."

5. Handbook for Scout Masters: Boy Scouts of America by Boy scouts of America (1913)
"merit badge, ...... , 19 ..... Mark, ....... The following point and honor system for individual ... Each examination passed for merit badge ..... io 12. ..."

6. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1920)
"Both the scout handbook and the merit badge pamphlet on botany emphasize the necessity of protecting plants and caution scouts not to gather rare ..."

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