banneret

2

or ban·ner·ette

[ ban-uh-ret ]
/ ˌbæn əˈrɛt /

noun

a small banner.

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Origin of banneret

2
1250–1300; Middle English banerett < Middle French banerete little banner. See banner, -ette
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Example sentences from the Web for bannerette

  • The old man flourished the flat kid like a bannerette, whilst he arranged the fire.

    Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence

British Dictionary definitions for bannerette (1 of 2)

bannerette

banneret

/ (ˌbænəˈrɛt) /

noun

a small banner

Word Origin for bannerette

C13: from Old French baneret, from banere banner

British Dictionary definitions for bannerette (2 of 2)

banneret
/ (ˈbænərɪt, -əˌrɛt) /

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

Word Origin for banneret

C14: from Old French banerete a small banner
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