galloon

ɡəˈlu:n галун galloon галун

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Galloon — Worsted lace. A jacket edged with blue galloon is mentioned as the dress of a country girl in the reign of Queen Anne. Gold and silver galloon is also spoken of at that period for the edging of cocked hats. It is now a narrow tape or binding of… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • 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, and as trim on textiles, drapery and upholstered… …   Wikipedia

  • Galloon — Gal*loon , n. [From F. or Sp. galon. See {Gala}. ] 1. A narrow tapelike fabric used for binding hats, shoes, etc., sometimes made ornamental. [1913 Webster] 2. A similar bordering or binding of rich material, such as gold lace. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galloon — [gə lo͞on′] n. [Fr galon < galonner, to braid, adorn with lace, altered (? infl. by gala: see GALA) < OFr * garlonner < garlander, to ornament < garlande, GARLAND] a braid or ribbon, as of cotton or silk or of gold or silver thread,… …   English World dictionary

  • galloon — /gəˈlun/ (say guh loohn) noun a braid or trimming of worsted, silk or rayon tinsel, gold or silver, etc. {French galon, from galonner trim with galloon, originally adorn (the head or hair) with bands or ribbons, from Old French gale gala} …   Australian English dictionary

  • galloon — noun Etymology: French galon Date: 1604 a narrow trimming (as of lace, embroidery, or braid with metallic threads) having both edges scalloped …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • galloon — gallooned, adj. /geuh loohn /, n. a braid or trimming of worsted, silk or rayon tinsel, gold or silver, etc., usually having scalloping along both edges. [1595 1605; < MF galon, OF galonner to adorn one s head with ribbons, deriv. of gale GALA] * …   Universalium

  • galloon — gal·loon || gÉ™ luːn n. ribbon, braid (for decorating uniforms, furniture, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • galloon — [gə lu:n] noun a narrow ornamental strip of braid, lace, etc., used as a trim. Origin C17: from Fr. galon …   English new terms dictionary

  • galloon — gal·loon …   English syllables

  • galloon — gal•loon [[t]gəˈlun[/t]] n. tex a braid or trimming of worsted, silk or rayon tinsel, gold or silver, etc • Etymology: 1595–1605; < MF galon, OF galonner to adorn one s head with ribbons, der. of gale gala gal•looned′, adj …   From formal English to slang

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