Banner cloud

a plume-shaped cloud extending downwind from an isolated mountain peak.
Also called cloud banner.
Compare cap cloud (def 1).


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    the flag of a country, army, troop, etc. an ensign or the like bearing some device, motto, or slogan, as one carried in religious processions, political demonstrations, etc. a flag formerly used as the standard of a sovereign, lord, or knight. a sign painted on cloth and hung over a street, entrance, etc.: Banners at […]

  • Bannerman

    a person who carries a flag or banner; standard-bearer. Historical Examples The picture of Comrade bannerman shaking his fist at the trainload of “plutes” lingered with me. The Iron Puddler James J. Davis Well, no doubt bannerman’s informed you that she’s not here. Sonia Married Stephen McKenna I was called in, and suddenly found that […]

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    a North American prehistoric stone implement in the form of a double-edged ax with a notch or hole, possibly for attaching a handle.

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    History/Historical. a knight who could bring a company of followers into the field under his own banner. a rank of knighthood; knight banneret. a small banner. Historical Examples The banneret and the baron were therefore soldiers of equal authority. The History of Chivalry, Volume I (of 2) Charles Mills “We owe them the less for […]

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