shoulder patch definition by Webster's New World
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a cloth insignia identifying the wearer's unit, branch of service, etc., worn on the sleeve of a uniform, just below the shoulder
shoulder patch definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A cloth patch bearing identifying markings, worn on the upper portion of the sleeve of a uniform.