Origin of guidon
Examples from the Web for guidon
Alors, you know how she got to Guidon Hill after two days' hard riding—enough to kill a man, and over fifty yet to do.Romany of the Snows|Gilbert Parker
The only other flag form to which we need make any very definite reference is the Guidon.The Flags of the World|F. Edward Hulme
Still holding the guidon, Drew obeyed the beckoning hand of one of the General's aides.
Drew snapped a shot at the Yankee guidon bearer, certain he saw the man flinch.
The captain gives any desired special instructions to the guidon and sees that proper measures for security are taken.
British Dictionary definitions for guidon
Word Origin for guidon
Word Origin and History for guidon
"small flag," 1540s, from Middle French guidon (16c.), from Italian guidone "battle standard," from guidare "to direct, guide," from Old Provençal guidar (see guide (v.)).