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Noun: chevron  'shev,rón or shev-run
  1. (military) V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
    "they earned their chevrons in Kuwait";
    - stripe, stripes, grade insignia
     
  2. An inverted V-shaped charge

Derived forms: chevrons

Type of: armorial bearing, badge, bearing, charge, heraldic bearing

Encyclopedia: Chevron