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scrambled eggs

slang A braid of gold leaf-shaped embroidery found as an embellishment on the brims or visors of the peaked caps of military officers. We could tell by the scrambled eggs on her hat that she was a high-ranking officer. Hs's only a lieutenant commander in the navy, so he doesn't have any scrambled eggs on his cap yet.
See also: egg, scramble
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scrambled eggs

n. rank insignia on a military officer’s uniform. I know his rank is high because of the “scrambled eggs,” but I don’t know how high.
See also: egg, scramble
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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