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scrambled eggs

noun
1.
eggs cooked in a pan while stirring, usually after the whites and yolks have been mixed together, sometimes with milk.
2.
Military Slang. military gold braid, especially that decorating the brim of an officer's hat.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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  • Today, scrambled eggs with a small amount of tomato sauce.
  • Attendees sampled plain scrambled eggs as well as scrambled eggs with diced vegetables.
British Dictionary definitions for scrambled eggs

scrambled egg

noun
1.
(slang) gold embroidery on the peak of a high-ranking military officer's cap
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scrambled eggs

noun
  1. Gold braid, embroidery, etc, on the uniform of a senior officer, esp on the bill of a hat
  2. Senior officers; brass, the TOP BRASS (WWII armed forces)

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