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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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From the twill fabric, cut two front panels, two side panels, one back panel on the fold, two upper sleeves, two lower sleeves, two front facings, one back-neckline facing on the fold, two collars on the fold, two collar stands on the fold, two shoulder epaulettes, two sleeve straps, one belt, two epaulette loops, two sleeve loops and three belt loops.
It included black body armour which had Chief Inspector epaulettes, a black fleece with blue police checkerboard which was located in the passenger side of the Skoda when stopped.
While Army officers today wear their branch insignia on the lapels of their service uniforms, in the 19th century they wore this insignia (along with their insignia of rank) on their "epaulettes" and "shoulder knots." What follows is a brief history of epaulettes and shoulder knots for judge advocates in the 19th century.
Epaulette sharks can also walk across land using their fins to avoid danger.
She added: "I was furious and ripped off his epaulette and he grabbed me, handcuffing me."
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These are the kind of cops who give the good guys a bad name, the power-mad, bullying kind who think that an epaulette on their shoulder gives them carte blanche to hound law-abiding citizens.
Military influences include an epaulette here and a pocket detail there but essentially the look has to be girlie at all times.
They're either nine stone nerds who couldn't "guard" a cheese sandwich but who think an epaulette on their shoulder gives them the right to act like little Hitlers.
The enormous batch of water babies was produced by three different species of shark - brown banded bamboo, white spotted bamboo and epaulette.
The species, which stunned scientists by recording a "virgin" birth in captivity, joins other specimens including epaulette sharks and leopard sharks.