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scrambled eggs

plural 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 of scrambled eggs
1860-1865
1860-65
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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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