Definitions

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  • adj. Wearing epaulets; decorated with epaulets.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wearing epaulets; decorated with epaulets.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with epaulets.

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Examples

  • Hibbo: Nobody wants to be criticize their Illustrious crown ‘epauleted’ ones for letting shortage of spares be a problem, that has been an ongoing problem ever since Caesar landed at White Cliffs of Dover.

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  • Dwarf epauleted fruit bat (Micropteropus pusillus).

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  • Hamdi Bey by the epauleted shoulder and sent him spinning about.

    The Fortieth Door

  • The voices were good and the lines amusing not merely to the guards here and there but to most of their epauleted superiors who, with lights out for coolness, sat in tilted chairs on a far corner of the front veranda to catch the river breeze.

    Kincaid's Battery

  • In the presence of the epauleted representatives of foreign nations, before a vast multitude, Franklin Pierce, President of the United

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  • In his early days, sharing the feeling then so prevalent in his class, he had been used to think of epauleted gentlemen as idlers, or worse -- "_fruges consumere nati_" Personal acquaintance, as in so many other cases, rubbed off the prejudice.

    The Personal Life of David Livingstone

  • _ for which the soldier of Teutchland wooes the goddess of war -- than we found ourselves ordered to move off the ground, by the peremptory mandate of a troop of the Royal Guard, who had followed our movement, more hungry, more thirsty, and more laced and epauleted than ourselves.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844

  • In his early days, sharing the feeling then so prevalent in his class, he had been used to think of epauleted gentlemen as idlers, or worse ” “fruges consumere nati” Personal acquaintance, as in so many other cases, rubbed off the prejudice.

    The Personal Life Of David Livingstone

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