There was no word of the bank episode, nothing but a paean of victory.
The officers, led by the Captain waving his cap from the bridge, joined in the paean.
Paean, A name of Apollo; a song sung before or after a battle.
"Thank you," he said simply, but his tone was better than a paean of praise.
That hum of wings is the Calicurgus' paean of triumph, until it be her death-song.