ensign

[ en-sahyn; Military en-suhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF ensign

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENSIGN

"It is the ensign of the Knights of Calatrava," answered Felton.

I, with nineteen men and my ensign, took a different route in quest of them.

A schooner riding to an anchor in the bay was flying her ensign for help.

Before that hurricane of passion the ensign recoiled, despite himself.

Ensign Bradley burst out, pulling at the sleeve of his superior.

Ensign Butler was promoted to a captaincy in the regiment to which he belonged.

She went away from under the ensign like a sailor's wife, a sailor herself at heart.

"Pink champagne, and red-coats to drink it," chimed in the ensign.

The Indian turned to run, but Ensign Whiting brought him down.

The Spanish general's shield, carried before him as an ensign of honour.

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