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someone pinning you down and rapping repeatedly on your sternum using their knuckles.

history of the term:
When somebody receives a Warfare designator in the Navy they get a little medal warfare device (decoration) pinned to their uniform at the collar bone level. Its a hush hush Navy tradition for people to slap or punch the new pin on the person's chest throughout the day and say congratulations. The little medal spikes that attach the pin to the uniform are driven into the receiving parties collar bone. In today's Navy they call it "tacking on" the pin. The older term that moved to the the civilian world is "Sailor Tap".
,I'd get intercepted and if nobody else was around, pinned to the ground and given sailor taps while being laughed at.
by bluebill211 March 03, 2017
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