[foo r-uh-zhair; French foo-ra-zher] /ˈfʊər əˌʒɛər; French fu raˈʒɛr/
noun, plural fourragères
[foo r-uh-zhairz; French foo-ra-zher] /ˈfʊər əˌʒɛərz; French fu raˈʒɛr/ (Show IPA) (in French and U.S. military use)
an ornament of cord worn on the shoulder.
such a cord awarded as an honorary decoration, as to members of a regiment or other unit that has received a requisite number of citations.
/ˈfʊərəˌʒɛə; French furaʒɛr/
an ornamental cord worn on the shoulder of a uniform for identification or as an award, esp in the US and French Armies
- Four-rowed barley
[fawr-rohd, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌroʊd, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. a class of barley having, in each spike, six rows of grain, with two pairs of rows overlapping.
[fawr-skawr, fohr-skohr] /ˈfɔrˈskɔr, ˈfoʊrˈskoʊr/ adjective 1. times twenty; eighty. /ˌfɔːˈskɔː/ determiner 1. an archaic word for eighty n. “eighty,” mid-13c., “formerly current as an ordinary numeral” [OED], from four + score (n.).
- Four sheets to the wind
Related Terms three sheets to the wind
[fawr-suh m, fohr-] /ˈfɔr səm, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. a company or set of four; two couples; a quartet: to make up a foursome for bridge. 2. Golf. adjective 3. consisting of persons, things, etc.; performed by or requiring persons. /ˈfɔːsəm/ noun 1. a set or company of four 2. (sport) a game between two pairs […]