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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An ornament worn on the shoulder by a military officer.

Usage examples (33)
  • I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance than I should...
  • He unhooked the epaulet and took hold of my sleeve.
  • He paused to look back over his star-studded epaulet.
  • There is unit number on the epaulet but I can't make it out. for more
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