[pen-uh n] /ˈpɛn ən/
a distinctive flag in any of various forms, as tapering, triangular, or swallow-tailed, formerly one borne on the lance of a knight.
any flag or banner.
a wing or pinion.
a long flag, often tapering and rounded, divided, or pointed at the end, originally a knight’s personal flag
a small tapering or triangular flag borne on a ship or boat
a poetic word for wing
long, narrow flag (often triangular or swallow-tailed), late 14c., from Old French penon “feathers of an arrow; streamer, flag, banner,” from penne “feather,” from Latin penna “feather” (see pen (n.1)).
[pen-uh n-sel] /ˈpɛn ənˌsɛl/ noun 1. . [pen-suh l] /ˈpɛn səl/ noun 1. a small pennon, as at the head of a lance. /ˈpɛnsəl/ noun 1. a small pennon, originally one carried by a knight’s squire
[pen-suh l-veyn-yuh, -vey-nee-uh] /ˌpɛn səlˈveɪn yə, -ˈveɪ ni ə/ noun 1. a state in the E United States. 45,333 sq. mi. (117,410 sq. km). Capital: Harrisburg. Abbreviation: PA (for use with zip code), Pa., Penn., Penna. /ˌpɛnsɪlˈveɪnɪə/ noun 1. a state of the northeastern US: almost wholly in the Appalachians, with the Allegheny Plateau to […]
[pen-saw-kin] /pɛnˈsɔ kɪn/ noun 1. a township in W New Jersey, on the Delaware River.
noun 1. the descendants of 17th- and 18th-century settlers in Pennsylvania from southwest Germany and Switzerland. 2. Also called Pennsylvania German. a dialect of High German with an admixture of English spoken mainly in eastern Pennsylvania, developed from the language of these settlers. 3. the folk style of applied and decorative art developed by the […]