shoulder chains

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Scope note
Straps of mail, usually with one flared end, worn on military uniforms at the shoulder to hold equipment in place or to indicate rank or unit; worn especially by British cavalry units during the 19th century.
shoulder chains
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024