[ ey-gwi-let ]
/ ˌeɪ gwɪˈlɛt /
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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.
In the first volume of the Cabinet des Fes, the fairy Aiguillette is taken in the form of an eel.Zoological Mythology (Volume II)|Angelo de Gubernatis
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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