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gold braid

Slang definitions & phrases for gold braid

gold braid

noun phrase

Naval officers, esp high-ranking ones: It is evident that the gold braid doesn't think enough of the order (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Their officers were splendid in gold braid, feathers and gaudy uniforms.

  • "And this also," she adds, handin' Yohness a military cap with a lot of gold braid on it.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • His martial bosom, with its gold braid, was rising and falling peacefully.

    Long Live the King Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • His huge jaws seemed to hide completely the gold braid on his collar.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • He wore a red fez with a feather in it, and a red tunic tied with gold braid.

    Marjorie's Busy Days Carolyn Wells
  • Scarlet cloth and gold braid, and the hussar fur all over it.

    Young Hilda at the Wars

    Arthur Gleason
  • Besides, we won't be trailing along with all the gold braid.

    Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen
  • And Joseph has a decided weakness for uniforms and gold braid.

  • Came a general with gold braid on his shoulder, and a pleasant smile.

    The Amazing Interlude Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She also was in uniform, and wore several curly stripes of gold braid on her coat collar and cuffs to denote her exalted position.

    The War-Workers E.M. Delafield

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