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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.
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17, and with his new epaulettes came new responsibilities.
These are groups of officers, distinguished by bright blue epaulettes, who photograph and document the activities of suspected extremists.
Military styling comes to the fore for a masculine edge, with piping, epaulettes and a palette of black and grey.
Few compare with the image of Shergar, deep-girthed, athletic, his big white blaze unmistakably proclaiming his name as he drew imperiously clear of his rivals, with Walter Swinburn, just 19, perched happily on top in the Aga Khan's famous green silks with red epaulettes.
Every aspect of both officer and enlisted full dress uniforms are covered including chevrons, buttons, trousers, headdress and caps, stocks and cravats, shoes and boots, spurs, gloves, sash, belts, epaulettes, and swords.
The HE by MANGO collection is a reflection of the latest trends in men's fashion, offering the style conscious man a structured silhouette with details that include breast pockets, epaulettes, pleats, double buttons, coats of arms, elbow patches and Mao collars.
Like Jenni Olivier, (My badge shines brightly, Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, October 2008, p3) I had to wear epaulettes on completion of training.
The uniform, comprising a black unisex shirt designed to be worn under body armour, with lightweight black cargo trousers, replaces the white shirt with epaulettes and ties introduced in 2001.
John Leverett's buff coat, Artemas Ward's silver-hilted hunting sword, Paul Revere's very small pistol and George Washington's gleaming epaulettes worn at the British surrender at Yorktown.
ITEM: Vladimir Putin "has packed his government with 'men with epaulettes,'" noted a March 5 AP dispatch from Moscow.
They are members of the raunchy Rainbow Club - dubbed that because of the different coloured epaulettes worn by squads of trainees.
Left: Red, mid-calf, double-breasted trench-coat dress has epaulettes, patch pockets and notched lapels.