shoulder knot definition by Webster's New World
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- a knot of ribbon or lace formerly worn as an ornament on the shoulder
- a detachable ornament of braided cord worn on the shoulders of full-dress uniforms
shoulder knot definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Either of two detachable braided cords worn on each shoulder of the full-dress uniform of a commissioned officer.
- An ornamental knot of ribbon or lace formerly worn on the shoulder.