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What is "Galloon" - Definition & Explanation

1. Ribbon used as a band on men's hats, and as a binding on ladies' court shoes; the metallic ones used to decorate uniforms. 2. Any narrow fabric used for trimming.
A narrow band of lace, embroidery or thread with scalloped sides used as a trim.

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