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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ep·au·lette /ˌɛpəˈlɛt; ˈɛpəˌlɛt, lət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ep·au·let, Ep·au·lette n.  Mil. A shoulder ornament or badge worn by military and naval officers, differences of rank being marked by some peculiar form or device, as a star, eagle, etc.; a shoulder knot.
 Note:In the United States service the epaulet is reserved for full dress uniform. Its use was abolished in the British army in 1855.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : adornment consisting of an ornamental cloth pad worn on the
          shoulder [syn: epaulet]