epaulet


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Synonyms for epaulet

adornment consisting of an ornamental cloth pad worn on the shoulder

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The addition of pleated pockets and epaulets create a look that's ready for adventure.
One of the epaulets whined in despair: "You can't fly an approach without course guidance.
Also, Marines in workaday uniforms, Marines in full dress, spiffy Air Force officers, a Marine with a gold epaulet and a pile of ribbons on his chest, who carried around a black bag.
I saw the trees coming up to meet us, and when the rotors were about to hit the treetops, I flipped the camera out under my left arm--it was strapped to the left shoulder epaulet of my Eotac fatigue jacket--and ducked down into crash position, forearms up to shield eyes and head.
But a thigh-pocket here, an epaulet or sleeve roll-keeper there, perhaps a subtle access fold and you know he's a member of your tribe.
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and t felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.
What Nicolas GhesquiE re did with the [padded epaulet short] flowery dresses three years ago are being repeated now.
In uniform, I'd been keeping it clipped to the epaulet of the uniform shirt on the non-dominant side.
I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance than I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn," he said.
Once, racing on a motorbike with a vital despatch, a bullet grazed his forehead and shredded his shoulder epaulet.
Or he would take apart a necklace and use it as an epaulet on the shoulder of a jacket so that the coat would be "covered with trinkets and madness.
The latter's left hand, with the fingers splayed against the General's epaulet on the right shoulder, fractures the image across officialdom and something else.
They failed to find evidence that female epaulet color serves either function, and they concluded that female epaulet color likely evolved as a correlated response to selection for plumage coloration in males.
Andy ended up looking like a Bolivian general with a yellow epaulet on each shoulder the other night before he realised what was happening when people started saluting him.
The ball, fired by a French Marine from roughly 70' away, passed through his left epaulet, clipped an artery, a lung and broke his spine.