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galloon

[guh-loon] /gəˈlun/
noun
1.
a braid or trimming of worsted, silk or rayon tinsel, gold or silver, etc., usually having scalloping along both edges.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Middle French galon, Old French galonner to adorn one's head with ribbons, derivative of gale gala
Related forms
gallooned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for galloon

galloon

/ɡəˈluːn/
noun
1.
a narrow band of cord, embroidery, silver or gold braid, etc, used on clothes and furniture
Derived Forms
gallooned, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from French galon, from Old French galonner to trim with braid, of unknown origin
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