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  • I do not have the honour to wear “l'habit vert”, this remarkable green, gold-braided uniform.

    façonner - French Word-A-Day

  • His own square bulk, he was painfully aware, was better suited to the rigors and scanty garb of a foundry than to the gold-braided scarlet and a drawing room.

    "Neutral Vessel" by Harl Vincent, part 1

  • The council members, adorned in traditional keffiyahs and gold-braided regalia, pleaded with Norris for more public-works projects.

    The Coming Normalcy?

  • Others have simply "disappeared," as if the U.S. government were some Latin American junta whose generals wear gold-braided epaulets as big as vultures.


  • And all at once I fancied that in the very centre of one of the avenues, between clipped walls of green, a cavalier came tripping along in red-heeled boots, a gold-braided coat, with lace ruffs at his wrists, a light steel rapier at his thigh, smilingly offering his arm to a lady in a powdered wig and a gay chintz ....

    Dream tales and prose poems

  • Indeed, he knew that he, along with all the admirals in the Pacific Fleet, as well as those gold-braided flat hats back in Washington, would not evensuggest that Halsey hold back his fleet.

    Sea of Thunder

  • Porters in gold-braided livery patrolled the long lines of the hungry and the jobless, queuing up for an hours escape at the movies.

    The Great Escape

  • His new uniform, a resplendent midnight blue tuxedo with gold-braided epaulets on the shoulders to match the buttons on the jacket, struck exactly the note he was hoping to achieve.

    Santa Cruise

  • I told of myself among the princes and kings, the generals with their gold-braided uniforms.


  • Bulldog-faced Commodore Fleser in his blue-black gold-braided uniform, of course, would not be able to see the vatch.

    The Wizard Of Karres

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