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Definition of the noun aiguilette

What does aiguilette mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

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

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Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

aiguilette-Aiolian *aiguilette (äg-wil—ét), s. t aiguille (äg-will), s. [Fr. = a needle.] ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronuciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

aiguilette—Aiolian Ell-flat“ (ig-wil-ét), s. [AGLE'L] t ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New and Original Work of Refrence to the Words in the English Language

ne aiguilette — Aiolian • aiguilette (âg'-wH-ët), s. [Aolet.] t aiguille (ag'-wïll), »□ [ Fr. = a needle.] 1. Ord. Lang. : A needle-shaped peak of rock. . and wln'W the aiiniUl'f abore prevent so kind of way lor crowning the height* and outflanking the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Costume and Fashion (2013)

Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken

aiguilette (ai gwi let or F. ai-gwee-yet). Aglet or ornamental tag; also, trimming of looped cords, as on military and naval uniforms. aile (F. ale). French word meaning wing. ailes de pigeon (F. ale de pee zhonh).

Google previewA Dictionary of Men's Wear ... with an Appendix Containing Sundry Useful Tables (1908)

The Uniforms of "ancient and Honorable" Independent Military Companies of the U. S.; Charts of Correct Dress, Livery, and So Forth by William Henry Baker

(Aiguilette.) Air-jacket — a garment, usually of rubber, capable of being inflated and used as a life preserver. Airs — putting on ; making believe ; snobbery. Alamode — a plain, soft, glossy silk of colonial days, somewhat like surah-s, variously ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

aiguilette One of the ornamental loops or cords (usually gold- colored) on some military or naval uniforms. ailanthus moth See attacus altissima . ailanthus silk See atlas silk. ∞ailesham cloth A fine linen cloth, now obsolete, ...

Google previewThe Watkins Dictionary of Magic (2012)

Over 3000 Entries on the World of Magical Formulas, Secret Symbols and the Occult by Nevill Drury

The aiguilette could bind lovers together in illicit relationships and was also ...

Google previewA New Universal Dictionary of the Marine, Being, a Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms and Phrases Usually Employed in the Construction, Equipment, Machinery, Movements, and Military, as Well as Naval, Operations of the Ships; with Such Parts of Astronomy, and Navigation, as Will be Found Useful to Practical Navigators (etc.) (1815)

by William I Falconer, William Burney

TRICING-LINE, (aiguilette , Fr.) a small cord generally passing through a block or thimble, and used to hoist up any object to a higher station, in order to render it less inconvenient, such as ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)

For aigulette, read aiguilette. To A'goNizE.* v. a. To afflict with agony. The example from Feltham, under the neuter verb, must be transferred to this. AGRESTIck, or AGRESTICAL.” Add, formerly also agrestial. ' Others wild, uplandish ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

aiguilette.] Tagged points. |Spenser: AYUNTAMIENTO, n. [Sp.] In Spain and Spanish America, a corporation, or body of magistrates in cities and towns. AZALEA, n. [Gr. 232*, dry, from a neg., and &aa , to live.

Google previewA Supplement to the Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific (1855)

An Extensive Collection of Words, Terms, and Phrases ... Together with Numerous Obsolete, Obsolescent, and Scottish Words ... Not Included in Previous English Dictionaries by John Ogilvie

aiguilette.] Tagged points. [Spenser.] AYUNTAMIEN'TO.n. [Sp.] In Spain and Spanish America, a corporation, or body of magistrates in cities and towns. AZA' LEA, n.

Google previewThe imperial dictionary, English, technological, and scientific (1856)

adapted to the present state of literature, science, and art, on the basis of Webster's dictionary, with the addition of many thousand words and phrases from the other standard dictionaries and encyclopedias, and from numerous other sources ... by Noah Webster

aiguilette.] Tagged points. [Spenser.] AYUNTAMIEN'TO.n. [Sp.] In Spain and Spanish America, a corporation, or body of magistrates in cities and towns. AZA' LEA, n. [Gr. «;*>.»;, dry, from * neg., and J«« to live.] A genus of plants, nat. order ...

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Summit of the Aiguilette des Possettes

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Scrabble value of A1I1G2U1I1L1E1T1T1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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