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shoulder patch

a cloth emblem worn on the upper part of a sleeve of a uniform typically as identification of the organization to which the wearer is assigned.
Origin of shoulder patch
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Neither was wearing the shoulder-patch Owl of Minerva/Athena.

    Pagan Passions Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for shoulder-patch

shoulder patch

(US, military) an emblem worn high on the arm as an insignia Also called shoulder flash
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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