gold braid


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gold braid trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
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In literature:

A gold-braided junior officer, on duty at the gangway-head, asked politely if he could be of service to her.
"Brother Copas" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
His heart beat very fast as two huge men in gold braid flung open the doors.
"The Young Visiters or, Mr. Salteena's Plan" by Daisy Ashford
In shape it is like two diamond-frames made of gold and coloured braids, fastened together by two of their lower edges.
"Southern Arabia" by Theodore Bent
Some wore bright red coats with gold braiding, and Chinese caps.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The women there wore hats with rectangular gold-braided brims, and with white, red or blue curtains at the sides.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
He wore on his head a turban of many colours, with braid and fringes of gold thread wrapped round a dark-coloured skull-cap.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
His huge jaws seemed to hide completely the gold braid on his collar.
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
He's wearin' a dinky gold-braided cap, baggy trousers, and he carries a long pipe in one hand.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
Some wore bright-red coats with gold braiding, and Chinese caps.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
Handsome equipages, with coachmen in gold braid and footmen in silken hose, drove up.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Many a man in the Rue des Catonnes would cheerfully risk his life for the value of your gold braid.
"My Sword's My Fortune" by Herbert Hayens
Her jacket was of green velvet braided with gold, and lined with white silk.
"Journal of a Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands in the Spring and Summer of 1833" by John Auldjo
They sewed gold braid on their coats.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
Even her red gold hair demanded freedom and refused to stay confined in coil, braid or net.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
A net of gold threads held the coiled braids of her white hair in place.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
He had evidently just come off duty, for he still had on his blue trousers, with the stripes of gold braid down the sides.
"In the Orbit of Saturn" by Roman Frederick Starzl
His uniform was stiffly white, and ornate with heavy gold braid, but his neckpiece was wilted with perspiration.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
These are followed by a battalion of colonels, generals, and field-marshals, in gold-braided coats and gilded cocked-hats.
"The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba" by Walter Goodman
He dressed himself with great care in a uniform resplendent with gold braid.
"The Island Mystery" by George A. Birmingham
This bazar is all scents, oil, and gold braids for the hair.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 57, No. 352, February 1845" by Various

In poetry:

How therefore could she help but braid
The gold into my hair,
And dream that I should carry
The golden top of care?
"A Song From 'The Player Queen'" by William Butler Yeats
A little hood of gay wool alone,
With no braid nor lining, was here;
But parent love made it ever dear,
And brighter than gold it shone.
"Ingerid Sletten" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
But sit on a cushion and sew a fine seam,
And thou shalt have fabric as fair as a dream,--
The red of my veins, and the white of my love,
And the gold of my joy for the braiding thereof.
"Curly Locks" by James Whitcomb Riley
Again I sailed behind the mast,
And yet your image held me fast,
For once again ten years have passed.
And I am bronzed with braid of gold;
The rank of Captain now I hold,
And fifty are my years all told.
"Post Office Romance" by Robert W Service

In news:

She accessorized with black sunglasses, gold earrings, and a braided belt with a chain.
If Sade 's sultry vocals didn't hook you, her lacquered red lips, tight, braided ponytail, and oversized gold hoops likely did.
Across the room surrounded by a clutch of admirers, she is utterly ageless -- sleek and svelte in black form-fitting pants and top, a gold braided belt with sparkly fleurettes draped along her slender hips.
Black-and-gold metallic braid to fit around the wooden plaque.