a little square guard previously used in the arms of knights becoming the prototype of contemporary epaulet
- a little square guard, previously worn regarding arms of knights, -- becoming the model for the modern epaulet.
(letter.) A small square guard, formerly used regarding shoulders of knights, -- being the model for the contemporary epaulet.
Thence as far as the confluence of the Ailette its course lies through well-wooded country to Compiegne, a short distance above which it receives the Aisne.