pencel

Related to pencel: pencil, Pensel

pen·cel

also pen·sil  (pĕn′səl)
n.
A narrow flag, streamer, or pennon, especially one carried at the top of a lance or spear.

[Middle English, from Old French penoncel, diminutive of penon, pennon; see pennon.]

pencel

(ˈpɛnsəl) ,

pensel

or

pensil

n
(Heraldry) a small pennon, originally one carried by a knight's squire
[C13: via Anglo-French from Old French penoncel a little pennon]

pen•cel

(ˈpɛn səl)

n.
a small pennon, as at the head of a lance.
[1225–75; Middle English < Anglo-French, syncopated variant of penoncel, diminutive of penon pennon]
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