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synonyms for pennons

  • banner
  • color
  • ensign
  • jack
  • pennant
  • pinion
  • streamer
  • symbol
  • gonfalon
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How to use pennons in a sentence

All around Palermo spread the tents, bright pavilions of silk with broad pennons above, whipping the slow south wind.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
On they came, shields and lances dangling, ponies on the keen jump, feathers and pennons streaming on the wind.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
Flags and pennons waved, and white sails; others, gray with age and weather, flapped in the wind.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
The Christian squadrons paraded with flying pennons in the valley which lay between the armies.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, MAY 1844VARIOUS
The golden standards with the white pennons, the purple horse-housings and the silver staff fell to the brave Sviatoslavitch.
THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIREHECTOR H. MUNRO
The pennons and masts of the fleet which was about to set sail from the harbour seemed steeped in a sea of golden light.
CLEOPATRA, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Up the long slope rushed ranks and ranks of men exultant, shouting, with waving pennons and brandished arms.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Pennons, flags and garlands waved above the brilliant picture; music and loud songs could be heard from below.
AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
It was headed by a band of knights in resplendent but rather extravagant armour, carrying lances with streaming pennons.
IN BRIEF AUTHORITYF. ANSTEY
And in that midst their sportive pennons wav'd Thousands of angels; in resplendence each Distinct, and quaint adornment.
THE VISION OF PARADISE, COMPLETEDANTE ALIGHIERI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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