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galloon

[ guh-loon ]
/ gəˈlun /
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noun

a braid or trimming of worsted, silk or rayon tinsel, gold or silver, etc., usually having scalloping along both edges.

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Origin of galloon

1595–1605; <Middle French galon,Old French galonner to adorn one's head with ribbons, derivative of galegala
gal·looned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for galloon

galloon
/ (ɡəˈluːn) /

noun

a narrow band of cord, embroidery, silver or gold braid, etc, used on clothes and furniture
gallooned, adjective
C17: from French galon, from Old French galonner to trim with braid, of unknown origin
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