Definitions for galloongəˈlun

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Wiktionary

  1. galloon(Noun)

    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.

  2. Origin: From galonner ('to braid').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galloon(noun)

    a narrow tapelike fabric used for binding hats, shoes, etc., -- sometimes made ornamental

  2. Galloon(noun)

    a similar bordering or binding of rich material, such as gold lace

  3. Origin: [From F. or Sp. galon. See Gala. ]

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  1. Galloon

    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.

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