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pencel

or pen路sil

[ pen-suhl ]
/ 藞p蓻n s蓹l /
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noun
a small pennon, as at the head of a lance.
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Also pen路non路cel, pen路on路cel [pen-uhn-sel] /藞p蓻n 蓹n藢s蓻l/ .

Origin of pencel

1225鈥75; Middle English <Anglo-French, syncopated variant of penoncelpennoncel
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British Dictionary definitions for pencel

pencel

pensel or pensil

/ (藞p蓻nsl) /

noun
a small pennon, originally one carried by a knight's squire

Word Origin for pencel

C13: via Anglo-French from Old French penoncel a little pennon
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