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aiguillette

[ey-gwi-let] /ˌeɪ gwɪˈlɛt/
noun
1.
an ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform; aglet.
2.
a long thin slice of cooked meat, especially a narrow strip cut lengthwise from the breast of a fowl.
Origin of aiguillette
1810-1820
From French, dating back to 1810-20; See origin at aiguille, -ette
Related forms
aiguilletted, adjective
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aiguillette

/ˌeɪɡwɪˈlɛt/
noun
1.
an ornamentation worn by certain military officers, consisting of cords with metal tips
2.
a variant of aglet
Word Origin
C19: F; see aglet
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