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noun as in flag

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As a result, throughout the nation men returned to campuses, and universities and colleges began to grind out ensigns and lieutenants in the thousands.

Hello, Sen. David Vitter, John Ensign, Larry Craig, and so on.

South Gov. Mark Sanford, Sen. John Ensign, Rep. Anthony Weiner—all did their pressers of shame without their better halves.

Ensign resigned from the Senate the day before he was going to testify under oath about the scandal.

ALLEGED OFFENDERS: John Edwards, John Ensign, James McGreevey.

ALLEGED OFFENDERS: Bill Clinton, former Sen. John Ensign, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, former Sen. Larry Craig.

A golden eagle, the armorial ensign of the Ripperda family, crested the centre arch.

He took part in a number of campaigns and received his first commission, that of Ensign, in 1890.

The Hope lay safely moored, with her ensign at the peak, and flying the distinguished flag of the firm.

The flag of the club is the blue ensign of Her Majesty's fleet, with a gold crown and Maltese cross.

Our vessels paid him the more modest compliment of one royal salute, and hoisting the French imperial ensign.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ensign, such as: banner, colors, emblem, insignia, pennant, and standard.

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