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Scouting Uniform - Fleur-de-Lis, Neckerchief, Uniform and Insignia of the Boy Scouts of America, Merit Badge, Campaign Hat, Epaulette (Paperback) Loot Price: R343
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Scouting Uniform - Fleur-de-Lis, Neckerchief, Uniform and Insignia of the Boy Scouts of America, Merit Badge, Campaign Hat, Epaulette (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: Fleur-de-lis, Neckerchief, Uniform and insignia of the Boy Scouts of America, Merit badge, Campaign hat, Epaulette, Uniform beret, Shoulder mark, World Scout Emblem, Woggle, Attainment badge, Fleur-de-lis in Scouting, Scout badge. Excerpt: The fleur-de-lis (or fleur-de-lys; plural: fleurs-de-lis; (pronunciation as in lease, not lee), English pronunciation: French pronunciation: ) is a stylized lily (in French, fleur means flower, and lis means lily) or iris that is used as a decorative design or symbol. It may be "at one and the same time, political, dynastic, artistic, emblematic, and symbolic," especially in heraldry. It is represented in Unicode at U+269C ( ) in the Miscellaneous Symbols block. While the fleur-de-lis has appeared on countless European coats of arms and flags over the centuries, it is particularly associated with the French monarchy in a historical context, and continues to appear in the arms of the King of Spain and the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, members of the House of Bourbon. It remains an enduring symbol of France that appears on French postage stamps, although it has never been adopted officially by any of the French republics. According to French historian Georges Duby, the three leaves represent the medieval social classes: those who worked, those who fought and those who prayed. In North America, the fleur-de-lis is often associated with areas first named or settled by the French. In the US, they tend to be along or near the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Some of the places that have the fleur-de-lis in their flag or seal are the cities of St. Louis, Louisville, Detroit, New Orleans, and Baton Rouge and the states of Louisiana and Missouri. In Canada, the flags of the provinces of (officially monolingual) Quebec and (officially bilingual) New Brunswick contain the fleur-de-lis. There a...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-64300-7
Barcode: 9781155643007
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-155-64300-3

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