Galloon


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Galloon

 

a dense ribbon or braid of different colors manufactured from cotton thread or silk, often with a golden or silver thread or a tinsel. It is used for making rank designations on uniforms.

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Banks chose to write a funny adventure of the enormous airship, The Great Galloon, because children respond positively to humour.
The Amourette padded bra and string set is made from beautiful stretch jacquardtronic galloon lace with an elegant circular motif, while the Beautiful Dream underwired bra and string set features broderie anglaise with appliqued floral detail.
Earthy terracotta or sparkling white Scroll patterned, scrunchy Dentelle de Calais galloon lace recall the brilliant use of colour and form by Matisse.
The state-of-the-art facility, which boasts six automated truck loading bays, two 15,000 galloon storage spheres and a complete fire/water safety system with numerous backups, is controlled with an Alpha-based system comprised of 200-megahertz personal computers and programmable logic controllers.
Hook., will consist of five embellished ensembles--a nautical, two florals, a paisley and an embroidered galloon in aretic white or buttercream which can layer in with the other four
The Stetson hat had a broad brim and its crown was tall enough to sport ten ornamental braids, known as galloons. It was the mispronunciation of the word galloon that gave the world the term ten-gallon hat.
At times her memory was more precise--in the State Bedchamber, for instance, the gold lace ('galloon') that trimmed the bed, chairs and stools 'was bought & paid for by the Dutchess of Marlborough all except the Gold Fringe round the Valence'.
Fr Fee said the parish of Agherlurcher was linked for ever to the parish of Galloon in Newtownbutler through the deaths of Peter, and his friends Danica O'Rourke, 17, Anita Swift, 16, and 21-year-old Jonathan McDonald.
Triumph's Amourette combo (it's a string, not sensible knickers) is called stretch - wait for it - jacquardtronic galloon lace, which basically means it's flexible and seethrough, just the way some men seem to like their women.
Tenders are invited for work includes procurement and planting of: 2,766 bare root sapling oak mix; 1,482 bare root sapling cypress mix; 1,090 bare root sapling of shrubs; 2,766 3 gallon size oak mix; 1,482 3 gallon size cypress mix; 1,090 3 galloon size shrubs.
Sean Maurice Gilleece, 27, from Kinawley, Co Fermanagh, and John Francis Swift, 37, of Galloon Gardens, Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, were each jailed for 13 years.
Mr Justice McLaughlin adjourned the case to allow lawyers for Gilleece of Molly Road, Kinawley, and Connolly of Drumboghanagh Road, Newtownbutler, and Swift of Galloon Gardens, Newtownbutler, to prepare their pleas of mitigation.