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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUIDON

They couldn't be so dead but they would rally to the guidon!

Once a gleam of scarlet from the guidon flashed on the sight.

She had powers which had ever been the admiration of Guidon Hill.

The next moment a bullet cut the staff of the guidon, and another killed Riggen, who fell across the body of the lieutenant.

Guidon is the regulation name now applied to the small standards borne by the squadrons of some of our cavalry regiments.

The only other flag form to which we need make any very definite reference is the Guidon.

Still holding the guidon, Drew obeyed the beckoning hand of one of the General's aides.

Drew snapped a shot at the Yankee guidon bearer, certain he saw the man flinch.

Alors, you know how she got to Guidon Hill after two days' hard riding—enough to kill a man, and over fifty yet to do.

Far behind upon a Divide the flying hunters from Guidon Hill paused for a moment.

WORD ORIGIN

"small flag," 1540s, from Middle French guidon (16c.), from Italian guidone "battle standard," from guidare "to direct, guide," from Old Provençal guidar (see guide (v.)).

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