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Word: epaulet

Definition: (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)

Sentences Containing 'epaulet'

I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance than I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.

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