[ ey-gwi-let ]
/ ˌeɪ gwɪˈlɛt /
an ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform; aglet.
a long thin slice of cooked meat, especially a narrow strip cut lengthwise from the breast of a fowl.
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OTHER WORDS FROM aiguilletteai·guil·let·ted, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for aiguillette
The officers wear a gold sash in place of a crimson one, and an aiguillette on the left shoulder.
British Dictionary definitions for aiguillette
/ (ˌeɪɡwɪˈlɛt) /
an ornamentation worn by certain military officers, consisting of cords with metal tips
a variant of aglet
Word Origin for aiguillette
C19: F; see aglet
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