a brand of multistranded, continuous-filament synthetic yarn modified by crimping to increase bulk.
banderole. Historical Examples “The leader’s bannerol bears the device of a red bull,” he answered promptly. The Shame of Motley Raphael Sabatini She holds a pike surmounted with a red cap; and on a bannerol attached to the pike are the words ‘Dieu seul.’ Facts and Speculations on the Origin and History of Playing Cards […]
a flat cake made of oatmeal, barley meal, etc., usually baked on a griddle. a member of a North American Indian people formerly of Idaho and Wyoming who merged with the Shoshone in the 19th century, now living primarily in southeastern Idaho. the language of the Bannock, belonging to the Shoshonean group of Uto-Aztecan languages. […]
(in Irish folklore) a spirit in the form of a wailing woman who appears to or is heard by members of a family as a sign that one of them is about to die. Contemporary Examples When the sheriff-to-be is killed, the man assumes his identity, Lucas Hood, and becomes the new Sheriff of banshee. […]
a person who vigorously advocates banning the development or use of nuclear weapons.