Cords, usually braided, ending in aglets, worn looped under the arm and sometimes across the breast on military uniforms; worn especially by aides-de-camp, but also by other officers. Distinguished from "fourragères," which are braided cords worn as an honorary military decoration.

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Cords, usually braided, ending in aglets, worn looped under the arm and sometimes across the breast on military uniforms; worn especially by aides-de-camp, but also by other officers. Distinguished from "fourragères," which are braided cords worn as an honorary military decoration.

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aiguillettes
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021