a small banner.
The old man flourished the flat kid like a bannerette, whilst he arranged the fire.
Sea and Sardinia D. H. Lawrence
a small banner
noun (in the Middle Ages)
Also called knight banneret. a knight who was entitled to command other knights and men-at-arms under his own banner
a title of knighthood conferred by the king for valour on the battlefield
c.1300, an order of knighthood, originally in reference to one who could lead his men into battle under his own banner. Later it meant one who received rank for valiant deeds done in the king’s presence in battle. Also “a small banner” (c.1300).
a city in S California, near Los Angeles. to prohibit, forbid, or bar; interdict: to ban nuclear weapons; The dictator banned all newspapers and books that criticized his regime. Archaic. to pronounce an ecclesiastical curse upon. to curse; execrate. the act of prohibiting by law; interdiction. informal denunciation or prohibition, as by public opinion: society’s […]
banister. Sir Roger (Gilbert) born 1929, English track and field athlete: first to run a mile in less than four minutes. a baluster. Sometimes, banisters. the balustrade of a staircase. Historical Examples He was Pharisaic ally thankful that he was not as that conglomerate group in the bannister box. The Trumpeter Swan Temple Bailey “The […]
- Bannister’s disease
bannister’s disease Bannister’s disease Ban·nis·ter’s disease (bān’ĭ-stərz) n. See angioneurotic edema.
- Roger bannister
Sir Roger (Gilbert) born 1929, English track and field athlete: first to run a mile in less than four minutes. noun Sir Roger (Gilbert). born 1929, British athlete and doctor: first man to run a mile in under four minutes (1954)