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epaulette

[¦ep·ə¦let]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of the branched or knobbed processes on the oral arms of many Scyphozoa.
The first haired scale at the base of the costal vein in Diptera.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Also included in the lot are epaulets from an American soldier who faced Gen.
Right: Lieutenant General Smith's wife and mother affix new rank epaulets to his jacket during his promotion ceremony.
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While we talked, a crowd of hopeful faces, white shirts, blue ties and red-on-green epaulet covers surrounded us.
Imagine a bustier with plastic epaulets; when anybody gets too close, the epaulets rear up like the legs of a spider.
It was then but a short step to the nation's bedrooms, where the latest thing in lingerie this year was the "officer's uniform," a stretchy brief, a see-through top with drawn-on epaulets and a set of plastic handcuffs, all black, made by "Sexkiss Brand" in China and sold for 185 Egyptian pounds -- around a third of an average monthly salary.
Bright epaulets on glossy black plumage or shimmering iridescence often gives distinctive looks to males.
Now Baker, his lobbyist epaulets ripped from his uniform and his sword broken in two, is--as of press time--back in the humble ranks of tenured professors at UCA, where, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Thursday, "he had taught years ago."
That natural world is dominated by mountains so jagged the region's Native Americans referred to them as "the backbone of the world." (Remnant glaciers still ride the mountains' flanks like epaulets on generals' shoulders, but in a warming world, they're shrinking fast.
He was wearing a white shirt with an Air France logo and black jacket with epaulets on the shoulders.
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We think very little about the two strangers sitting in the cockpit wearing crisp company uniforms with striped epaulets on their shoulders.