Origin of gonfalon
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Gonfalon, gon′fa-lon, n. an ensign or standard with streamers—also Gon′fanon.
Down are gone both cap and feather, Lance and gonfalon are down!The Bon Gaultier Ballads|William Edmonstoune Aytoun
He registered a vow to set a watch on this solicitous cousin who offered so readily to bear his gonfalon.Love-at-Arms|Raphael Sabatini
The people were drawn together under the Gonfalon of justice and the ensigns of the companies of the artisans.History Of Florence And Of The Affairs Of Italy|Niccolo Machiavelli
The Doge himself, seventy-two years and all, reared his gonfalon of gold in the Piazza and decided to lead the armament.Venice and its Story|Thomas Okey