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noun as in pennant

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There were three stories’ worth of alcoves with red bunting and signs proclaiming each display’s country of origin, spread out over 92,000 square meters of gleaming glass enclosures—the Crystal Palace, as one satirical magazine dubbed it.

Songbirds like cardinals and buntings secure spots in dense foliage, while woodpeckers hang on to the downwind side of tree trunks or take cover inside cavities.

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Even bunting has become harder for a pitcher in recent years.

As the bunting populations began to drop, the government outlawed hunting them.

One study of yellow-breasted buntings in China found that this once-abundant species is rapidly disappearing.

She was even sweet to that smug ingrate Miss Bunting after she kept insulting everyone at dinner.

Black and purple bunting went up over the doorway at the 84th Precinct stationhouse where Ramos and Liu had been assigned.

The big placard advertising the show was now trimmed with red-white-and-blue bunting: ANIMALS IN SPACE!

Or at least, we wouldn't celebrate it with two weeks of bunting.

Shops are covered in Union Jacks, bunting has sold out, and everyone loves an excuse to bake patriotic cookies.

Every rag of bunting, from the tiny streamer of the fishing-boat to the great flag of ships of war, droops against the mast.

He would let Bunting travel light to the Rio Seco, and then load him for her as no burro ever was loaded to cross the border!

But Chappo waved him onward, for the wagon and the pack mules, and even little gray Bunting had turned reluctant feet north.

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.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bunting, such as: streamer, color, decoration, emblem, ensign, and jack.

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