- eggs cooked in a pan while stirring, usually after the whites and yolks have been mixed together, sometimes with milk.
- Military Slang. military gold braid, especially that decorating the brim of an officer's hat.
Origin of scrambled eggs
First recorded in 1860–65
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- slang gold embroidery on the peak of a high-ranking military officer's cap
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