What is pennant?

  • (noun): A flag longer than it is wide (and often tapering).
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pennant:

HMS Valkyrie (1917) - History
... was commissioned into the Royal Navy on the 16th of June 1917 with the Pennant number F05 ... In 1919 she was reassigned to the 2nd Destroyer Flotilla and assigned the Pennant number D61 ... She maintained this pennant number through to her being stricken in 1936 ...
Celithemis Elisa
... The Calico Pennant or Elisa Pennant (Celithemis elisa) is a dragonfly found in North America, in the Pennant genus of dragonflies ...
Pennant, Saskatchewan - External Links
... Pennant Village Council Saskatchewan City Town Maps Saskatchewan Gen Web - One Room School Project Post Offices and Postmasters - ArchiviaNet - Library and Archives Canada ...
Samuel Pennant
... Sir Samuel Pennant (died 1750) was a Lord Mayor of London ... Sir Samuel's brother John was the father of Richard Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn ... He was also a distant relative of the Welsh naturalist and antiquarian Thomas Pennant ...
Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Dolbenmaen
... Llanfihangel-y-Pennant is a small village in Gwynedd, Wales ... ecclesiastical parish of Llanfihangel-y-Pennant is part of the bishopric of Bangor ... It is named after Cwm Pennant, a valley which stretches from north of the villages of Dolbenmaen and Golan towards the Drwys y Coed pass, between Moel Hebog and Crib Nantlle ...

More definitions of "pennant":

  • (noun): The award given to the champion.
    Synonyms: crown

Famous quotes containing the word pennant:

    They are preparing to begin again:
    Problems, new pennant up the flagpole
    In a predicated romance.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)