Brandenburg
Brandenburg Bran"den*burg, n. [So named after Brandenburg, a province and a town of Prussia.] A kind of decoration for the breast of a coat, sometimes only a frog with a loop, but in some military uniforms enlarged into a broad horizontal stripe. [1913 Webster]

He wore a coat . . . trimmed with Brandenburgs. --Smollett. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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