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pen·nant

 (pĕn′ənt)
n.
1. Nautical A long, tapering, usually triangular flag, used on ships for signaling or identification.
2. A flag or an emblem similar in shape to a ship's pennant.
3. Sports
a. A flag that symbolizes the championship of a league, especially a professional baseball league.
b. The championship symbolized by such a flag.

[Blend of pendant and pennon.]

pennant

(ˈpɛnənt)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a type of pennon, esp one flown from vessels as identification or for signalling
2. (General Sporting Terms) chiefly
a. a flag serving as an emblem of championship in certain sports
b. (as modifier): pennant cricket.
3. (Nautical Terms) nautical another word for pendant5
4. (Economics) same as flag110
[C17: probably a blend of pendant and pennon]

pen•nant

(ˈpɛn ənt)

n.
1. a long, tapering flag or burgee.
2. a flag serving as an emblem of victory or championship, esp. in baseball.
[1605–15;b. pennon and pendant]

pennant

- A blend of pendant and pennon, a banner or flag.
See also related terms for pendant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pennant - the award given to the championpennant - the award given to the champion  
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
2.pennant - a flag longer than it is wide (and often tapering)
signal flag, flag - a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device
3.pennant - a long flagpennant - a long flag; often tapering    
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
pennoncel, pennoncelle, penoncel - a small pennant borne on a lance

pennant

noun flag, jack, banner, ensign, streamer, burgee (Nautical), pennon, banderole The second car was flying the Ghanaian pennant.

pennant

noun
Fabric used especially as a symbol:
Translations
راية مُستَطيلَه على السُّفُن
praporekvlaječka
vimpel
zászlócska
veifa, fáni
vėliavėlėvimpelas
vimpelis
plamenec
flâma

pennant

[ˈpenənt] Nbanderín m (Naut) → gallardete m

pennant

[ˈpɛnənt] nflamme f, banderole f

pennant

nWimpel m

pennant

[ˈpɛnənt] nbandierina

pennant

(ˈpenənt) (also pennon (ˈpenən) ) noun
a small flag, usually in the shape of a long narrow triangle. The boy had fastened a brightly-coloured pennant to the front of his bike.
References in classic literature ?
Giving a party to the last arrived harpooneers, I dare say, gay as a frigate's pennant, and so am I--fa, la
Pennant has engraved a view of the famous Dun-Dornadilla in Glenelg; and there are many others, all of them built after a peculiar mode of architecture, which argues a people in the most primitive state of society.
Forthwith, Tepus bowed low, and set up ten targets, each bearing the pennant of a different company, while the herald stood forth again and proclaimed the rules and prizes.
But I can declare she is a man-of-war, for a long pennant flutters from her main mast.
I'd hook the tackle on to the reef- pennant, and then let down -"
In his hand the Knight held a great spear, from the point of which fluttered a blood-red pennant as broad as the palm of one's hand.
When I looked I saw a pennant fluttering from the peak of the forward lateen yard--a red, white, and blue pen-nant, with a single great white star in a field of blue.
Accept it from me, it didn't take that Swede long to see the error of his way and get the red and white pennant signifying "I understand" to the masthead.
Granet drew what looked to be a large pocket-handkerchief from the inner pocket of his coat, pulled down their pennant with nimble fingers, tied on another and hauled it up.
I suppose that we shall have a woman hoisting her pennant on the flagship presently, and taking command of the Channel Squadron.
From the gaff of one, two gay flags hung limply, one a checkerboard of blue and white squares, the other a white pennant centred with a red disc.
The pennant hung motionless from the maintop-gallant- mast truck.