Synonyms for bunting

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The bunting dipped and the banners fluttered and the flags whipped.

The scarred wooden pillars of its portico were hidden with bunting.

The ships in the harbour were also dressed with fire instead of bunting.

“Well, it might be worse,” he confided to Bunting out in the corral.

The stage was the bright spot, due to the decorations of flags, banners and bunting.

It is understood that the school-house will be decorated with bunting.

The great frigate, too, was a mass of bunting from stem to stern.

It isn't just colors and bunting—The red and the blue and the white.

As he walked along he noticed that the street was gay with bunting.

"Signal answered throughout the fleet, Sir Gervaise," said Bunting.

WORD ORIGIN

"flag material," 1742, perhaps from Middle English bonting gerundive of bonten "to sift," because cloth was used for sifting grain, via Old French, from Vulgar Latin *bonitare "to make good."

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nounflag, banner
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