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bannerman

[ban-er-muh n]
noun, plural ban·ner·men.
  1. a person who carries a flag or banner; standard-bearer.
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Origin of bannerman

First recorded in 1400–50, bannerman is from the late Middle English word baner(e)man. See banner, -man

Usage note

See -man.
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Historical Examples of bannerman

  • I was called in, and suddenly found that I had Bannerman in my power.

    Hilda Wade

    Grant Allen

  • Well, no doubt Bannerman's informed you that she's not here.

    Sonia Married

    Stephen McKenna

  • Bannerman explored every inch of the wreckage and returned to the garage empty-handed.

    Sonia Married

    Stephen McKenna

  • Mr. Bannerman had admitted Beresford and another (whose name was not given).

    Sonia Married

    Stephen McKenna

  • If Bannerman could get in some time later, they could have got out some time earlier.

    Sonia Married

    Stephen McKenna