gold braid

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Synonyms for gold braid

trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains

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That is kind of a right of passage as you transition from being a (junior) enlisted Soldier to a noncommissioned officer," Preston said of the gold braid.
Sue remembers that the uniforms were mass produced in a sort of housing estate cottage industry, with blue material bought by the yard and gold braid bought by the foot.
She holds up a lustrous black robe, heavy with gold braid, frogging and pendant pearls, and lined in red, shot with gold.
MOORPARK - With his convincingly dirty uniform decorated with shiny brass buttons and gold braid, Roger M.
He put on his dress blues uniform of the Royal Canadian Engineers, donned the bandmaster's gold braid on his arm and polished his dress boots to a black lustre I have never been able to duplicate.
A rail is full of the singer's costumes, including the military-style uniforms with gold braid he sported during his Bad world tour.
The curtain call echoed the glamour of the original company, as guest artists from the San Francisco Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet and beyond fanned out across the stage, gold braid gleaming and tiaras winking in the floodlights.
Addington, of Toronto, urges Queen Elizabeth II to appoint the publisher governor of the Cayman Islands "where His Lordship manque could strut about in a splendid tropical white uniform festooned with gold braid and ostrich feathers.
Visually, the design alludes to his name and titles: gold braid outlines an interlaced cross and a shield, perhaps signifying Henry's self-assumed role as defensor fidei.
into a neon noon: I laugh at his blue suit, gold braid and trombone tie which is really two snake balloons unknotted and expiring rogue notes on a river- boat.
As they stepped onto the deck, they were greeted by a smiling officer in gold braid.
He dressed in a cone-shaped black leather hat, a magnificent green military frock coat lined with pink silk and embellished with gold braid and frogs, a silk vest, crimson sash, ruffled shirt, green pantaloons and glistening Wellington boots.
The author of several books, including Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Gold Braid, for which he won a Pultizer Prize, Hofstadter recently joined Indiana University, where he organized the Center for Research on Concepts and Cognition.
Takeo Kurita during the battle of Leyte Gulf (October 24-25, 1944); played a major role in the actions in the Sibuyan Sea (October 24) and off Samar (October 25); appointed commander of Fifth Air Fleet on Kyushu, he commanded all naval aircraft on Kyushu (June 1945); when he received word of the Emperor's surrender, he stripped his uniform of its gold braid and took off from Oita airbase to lead a final kamikaze sortie against the American fleet; the planes disappeared, neither reaching a target nor being otherwise accounted for (August 14, 1945).
We're talking here of bolts of bright red yard goods, yards of silk tulle, and gold braid enough to decorate a circus wagon.