pennon definition

  • noun:
    • an extended slim banner or streamer borne upon a lance.
    • A pennant, banner, or banner.
    • A pinion; a wing.
    • A thin triangular banner or streamer, specifically as hung from end of a lance or spear.
    • A pennant; a lengthy pointed streamer or banner on a vessel.
    • A wing; a pinion.
    • A pennant; a flag or streamer.
    • A flag; an ensign; especially, in European countries in the middle ages, the flap; associated with knight bachelor, or knight that has maybe not yet achieved the self-esteem of banneret. It is usually called becoming pointed during the fly, nevertheless swallow-tail flag can be described as a pennon.
    • In heraldry, in modern-day ceremonial, as at funerals, a long and slim flag, frequently from four to five legs very long, on which are depicted the property owner's arms or part of all of them, once the crest and motto.
    • A pinion; a-wing.
    • wing of a bird
    • a long flag; frequently tapering

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