a knot of ribbon or lace worn on the shoulder, as by men of fashion in the 17th and 18th centuries, by servants in livery, or by women or children.
one of a pair of detachable ceremonial ornaments consisting of braided cord, worn on the shoulders by a commissioned officer.
noun 1. a flap on each shoulder of a service uniform on which metallic insignia of rank are worn by commissioned and warrant officers in the Army, Air Force, and Marines.
noun 1. a cloth emblem worn on the upper part of a sleeve of a uniform typically as identification of the organization to which the wearer is assigned. shoulder patch noun 1. (US, military) an emblem worn high on the arm as an insignia Also called shoulder flash
- Shoulder presentation
shoulder presentation n. Presentation during birth in which the fetus lies with its long axis transverse to the long axis of the mother’s body and with the shoulder as the presenting part.
noun 1. a travel season between peak and off-peak seasons, especially spring and fall, when fares tend to be relatively low.