Associations to the word «Pennant»


PENNANT, noun. A flag normally used by naval vessels to represent a special condition.
PENNANT, noun. The broad pennant flown by commodores.
PENNANT, noun. The church pennant indicating religious services are taking place aboard ship.
PENNANT, noun. The commissioning pennant flown on ceremonial occasions.
PENNANT, noun. (sports) The winning of a competition, represented by a flag.
PENNANT, noun. A rope or strap to which a purchase is hooked.

Dictionary definition

PENNANT, noun. The award given to the champion.
PENNANT, noun. A flag longer than it is wide (and often tapering).
PENNANT, noun. A long flag; often tapering.

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