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  • adj. Alternative form of epauleted.


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  • And, like a Ferengi Grandmaster, I'm thinking three moves ahead -- and have three extra pawns up my epauletted sleeve.

    Robert Brenner: Four Star Trek: The Wrath of General Stanley McChrystal

  • Several near-endemic and restricted-range mammals occur, including the sun-tailed monkey (Cercopithecus solatus, VU), long-footed shrew (Crocidura crenata), lesser Angolan epauletted fruit bat (Epomophorus grandis, DD), and African smoky mouse (Heimyscus fumosus).

    Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests

  • The picture of a handsome, smiling, elegantly dressed and heavily epauletted General Petraeus is inappropriate and frankly obscene given what is happening in Iraq.

    Watching the Iraq Hearings With Petraeus and Crocker - The Lede Blog -

  • The frontage is mean as that of colonial ecclesiastical buildings in general, and even the epauletted façades of old São Paulo do not deserve a description.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • And so they passed the gold-braided and epauletted flunkey on the door, who smiled and bowed slightly in deference to Cornwall's festive alter ego, and continued on into Cosmetics.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Perhaps this was the reason why a rather small and stout Hoka kept a hand thrust inside his epauletted coat.

    Hokas Pokas

  • In the ballroom of this czarist-era mansion, where aristocratic belles once waltzed with epauletted officers and courtiers, candlelight transformed the heavily draped room into a warm and welcoming place of sanctuary.

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • He wheeled his powered chair up to Hawks's seat and reached out to pat the younger man on his epauletted shoulder.


  • The face outlined by the carriage window turned as crimson as the ridiculously frogged and epauletted uniform he wore.

    Test of the Twins

  • He left the seven-barrelled gun behind and used a length of fire-blackened timber with which he flailed the red-epauletted enemy until, their courage broken, they were scrambling back up the hill.

    Sharpe's Sword


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