pennant


pennant
UK [ˈpenənt] / US noun
Word forms "pennant":
singular pennant plural pennants
1) [countable] a long narrow flag with a pointed end, used mainly by ships, businesses, and teams
2) the pennant in the US, the flag that is the symbol and prize for winning one of the national competitions in professional baseball

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  • Pennant — may refer to: * Pennon (or pennant), a narrow, tapering flag commonly flown by ships at sea: ** Pennant (commissioning), the traditional sign of a warship, flown from its masthead while the ship is in commission ** Broad pennant, flown from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pennant — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pennant puede referirse a: Thomas Pennant: naturalista galés del siglo XVIII Jermaine Pennant: Futbolista Inglés. Obtenido de Pennant Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pennant — Pen nant, n. [OE. penon, penoun, pynoun, OF. penon, F. pennon, fr. L. penna feather. See {Pen} a feather, and cf. {Pennon}, {Pinion}.] (Naut.) (a) A small flag; a pennon. The {narrow pennant}, or {long pennant} (called also whip or coach whip) is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pennant — bezeichnet: folgende Personen: Jermaine Pennant (* 1983), englischer Fußballspieler Thomas Pennant (1726–1798), walisischer Naturwissenschaftler, Ornithologe und Altertumsforscher folgende Produkte: Pennant, ein 1924 1925 hergestelltes US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pennant — Pennant, Thomas, geb. 1726 zu Downing in Flintshire; studirte die Rechte, legte sich aber bes. auf Naturgeschichte u. Antiquitäten u. machte Reisen in mehre Länder Europas; die Zwischenzeit brachte er auf seinem Landgute Downing zu u. st. 1798.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pennant — Pennant, Thomas, Zoolog, s. Penn …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • pennant — 1610s, rope for hoisting, probably a blend of PENDANT (Cf. pendant) (q.v.) in the nautical sense of suspended rope and PENNON (Cf. pennon). Use for flag on a warship first recorded 1690s; flag symbolizing a sports championship (especially… …   Etymology dictionary

  • pennant — *flag, ensign, standard, banner, color, streamer, pendant, pennon, jack …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • pennant — [n] flag, banner banderole, bunting, burgee, color, decoration, emblem, ensign, jack, pennon, screamer, standard, streamer; concepts 260,473 …   New thesaurus

  • pennant — ► NOUN 1) a tapering flag flown at the masthead of a ship in commission. 2) a long triangular or swallow tailed flag. 3) N. Amer. a flag identifying a sports team, club, etc. ORIGIN blend of PENDANT(Cf. ↑pendant) and PENNON(Cf. ↑P) …   English terms dictionary

  • pennant — [pen′ənt] n. [< PENNON, altered by assoc. with PENDANT] 1. any long, narrow, usually triangular flag, as used in naval signal hoists, for a school banner, etc. 2. any such flag symbolizing a championship, esp. in baseball …   English World dictionary


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