banneret

[ ban-er-it, -uh-ret ]SEE DEFINITION OF banneret
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The banneret and the baron were therefore soldiers of equal authority.

The banner of the banneret and baron was displayed by the squire.

"We owe them the less for their banquet," said the Banneret.

When a banneret was created, the general cut off this pendant to render the banner square.

The number of men at arms, whom a banneret ought to command, was properly fifty.

Banneret, ban′ėr-et, n. a higher class of knight, inferior to a baron.

The Pennon, as we have before seen, (p. 95,) was the flag of those knights who had not attained to the dignity of banneret.

At the opposite side of the valley was the Aiguille du Dru, with a banneret of snow streaming from its mighty cone.

The peak of this awful spur was just touched by a fleecy cloud that shifted to and fro like a banneret.

And ever on the flanks of the hurrying column flew, like a flag or banneret, Tad's little gray riding-cloak.

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