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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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The PSD revealed that the drugs were found hidden inside five oil galloons in one of the border-crossing yards.
A press release issued by the Directorate of Information FATA said that the drinking water supply project for Pawa Sar community was completed by development of 91 meters depth dug well, a submersible five horse power pump with one 20 HP voltage regulator, three surface water tanks of 1000 galloons each and one 25 KV transformer with two poles.
The idea behind fracking, as it is often called, is simple: Drill a well deep underground, crack opens the rock with a series of explosions, the enlarge those fissures by shooting in millions of galloons of chemically laced water.
The heroes with black hair and blue eyes were wearing double dragon belt buckles made from Arctic copper high boots made of unpolished soft fawn calfskin shirts of linen dyed with saffron red ear-lapping fox-fur caps with blue waving aigrettes cloaks made of blue and gold tassels cherkesskas with chest bandoliers of burnished brass rifle cartridges sgians with glass pommels in leather sheaths on gold braid galloons penannular bronze cloakclasps with inlaid affronted writhing beasts T-shirts with big Iggy transfers printed on them and leopard-skin pillbox hats.
those made and sold in penny-widths up to six pennies wide, such as tapes, ribbons, garters, fringes, tassels, galloons, girdles, inkles, cauls, trimmings, gimps, hatbands, braids and livery and other laces" (24).