Subsequently, when the ensign was formed of rich stuffs and silks, it was called a pennon, from the Latin word pannus.
Close by the stern stood Black Simon with the pennon of the house of Loring.
A banner or pennon,” said the warder; “methinks he rides like the young Baron.
The triangular pennon occurs in many of the groups of the Painted Chamber.
Who dares, sweet grandam, to place banner or pennon where Earl Godwin's ought to float?
She had also a pennon, whereon was represented the Annunciation.
Apart from the footsoldiers, and valiant men of war, There were three hundred lances that each a pennon bore.
Heave his pennon; Cheer his men on, In the ranks of Gamelbar!
A knight—Sir Geoffrey Luttrell, who died 1345—receiving his helm and pennon from his wife.
It was the pennon of the Bradshaigh, thrown aside to rot in dust and decay.
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)).