Definition of Fourragère

1. Noun. A braided cord awarded to a military unit for distinguished service and worn on the left shoulder. ¹



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Definition of Fourragère

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fourragère

fourpartite
fourpeat
fourpence
fourpences
fourpennies
fourpenny
fourpenny nail
fourplay
fourplex
fourplexes
fourposter
fourposters
fourragere
fourrageres
fourragère (current term)
fourragères
fourrier
fourriers
fours
fourscore
fourses
foursies
foursome reel
foursomes
foursquare
fourteen
fourteen hundred
fourteener

Literary usage of Fourragère

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1. The American Front by Ernest Peixotto (1919)
"Its suburbs are, you might say, one vast barracks, for it and * The origin of the fourragere is, I think, not generally known. A French regiment, sent into ..."

2. Annual Conference Proceedings of the American Library Association by American Library Association. Conference, American Library Association (1919)
"Now if I were a French field marshal, I could decree that from now on and forever after, members of this Association could wear a fourragere of some ..."

3. Phillips Academy, Andover, in the Great War by Claude Moore Fuess (1919)
"Four times his ambulance was destroyed by shell fire, and he was three times cited, receiving both the Croix de Guerre and the even more coveted Fourragere. ..."

4. Saint Mark's School in the War Against Germany edited by Albert Emerson Benson (1920)
"Received the following distinctions: Fourragere de la Croix de Guerre, and Fourragere de la Medaille Militaire. Trained six months in 1917 for the US Army ..."

5. Section Sixty-one: Selections from Letters of Henry S. Kingman, Member S.S.A by Henry S. Kingman (1917)
"The whole division wears the fourragere-the one regiment of infantry ... The fourragere is a regimental, as the croix du guerre is an individual honor. ..."

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