A braided trimming with bullion thread, used on men's coats in the eighteenth century, on women's apparel in the nineteenth, and on such furnishings as draperies or cushions.
Origin: From galonner ('to braid').
a narrow tapelike fabric used for binding hats, shoes, etc., -- sometimes made ornamental
a similar bordering or binding of rich material, such as gold lace
Origin: [From F. or Sp. galon. See Gala. ]
Galloon is a decorative woven trim sometimes in the form of a braid and commonly made of metallic gold or silver thread, lace, or embroidery. Galloon is used in the trim of military and police uniforms, ecclesiastical dress, and as trim on textiles, drapery, and upholstery.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ga-lōōn′, n. a kind of lace: a narrow ribbon made of silk or worsted, or of both.—adj. Gallooned′, adorned with galloon. [Fr. galon, galonner; prob. cog. with gallant.]
The numerical value of galloon in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of galloon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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