aiguillette

aiguillette

[ey-gwi-let]
noun
1.
an ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform; aglet.
2.
a long thin slice of cooked meat, especially a narrow strip cut lengthwise from the breast of a fowl.

Origin:
1810–20; < French; see aiguille, -ette

aiguilletted, adjective
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aiguillette (ˌeɪɡwɪˈlɛt)
 
n
1.  an ornamentation worn by certain military officers, consisting of cords with metal tips
2.  a variant of aglet
 
[C19: F; see aglet]

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