Definition of Aiguilette

1. Noun. Ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform.

Exact synonyms: Aglet, Aiglet
Generic synonyms: Braid, Braiding, Gold Braid



Aiguilette Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Aiguilette Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aiguilette

aids serodiagnosis
aids vaccines
aiel
aieries
aiery
aiga
aigas
aight
aiglet
aiglets
aigremore
aigret
aigrets
aigrette
aigrettes
aiguilette (current term)
aiguille
aiguilles
aiguillette
aiguillettes
aigulet
aigulets
aikido
aikidoka
aikidos
aikinite
aikona
ail
ailanthic
ailanthus

Literary usage of Aiguilette

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1882)
"... the mounting of some stout veteran who h:is cast aside the paletot and umbrella to be once more gorgeous in scarlet and gold, and aiguilette and plumes. ..."

2. The Creevey Papers: A Selection from the Correspondence & Diaries of the by Thomas Creevey (1904)
"His aiguilette streaming down his arm, Lord Arthur asked him if he was an officer, to which he replied no, but a sergeant of the Imperial Guard. ..."

3. Athanase de Mézières and the Louisiana-Texas Frontier, 1768-1780: Documents by Athanase de Mézières (1914)
"... and suggesting that, since such favorable reports had been given of De Mezieres, he should be promoted to the grade of cadet a I'aiguilette. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Aiguilette

Search for Aiguilette on Dictionary.com!Search for Aiguilette on Thesaurus.com!Search for Aiguilette on Google!Search for Aiguilette on Wikipedia!

Search