shoulder board

noun

Definition of shoulder board

: one of a pair of broad pieces of stiffened cloth worn on the shoulders of a military uniform and carrying insignia

First Known Use of shoulder board

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Shoulder board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shoulder%20board. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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