insignia of rank


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Noun1.insignia of rank - an insignia worn on a military uniform
insignia - a badge worn to show official position
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Following the mimic representative of Hutchinson came a military figure, holding before his face the cocked hat which he had taken from his powdered head; but his epaulettes and other insignia of rank were those of a general officer, and something in his mien reminded the beholders of one who had recently been master of the Province House, and chief of all the land.
As was his custom he rode with lowered visor, and nowhere upon his person or upon the trappings of his horse were sign or insignia of rank or house.
on dark blue cloth ground; insignia of rank embroidered on the cloth ground of the pad .