• Banner Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
- (n.) A kind of flag attached to a spear or pike by a crosspiece, and used by a chief as his standard in battle.
- (n.) Any flag or standard; as, the star-spangled banner.
• Banneret Definition & Synonyms
Synonyms: Knight banneret
- (n.) A title of rank, conferred for heroic deeds, and hence, an order of knighthood; also, the person bearing such title or rank.
- (n.) Originally, a knight who led his vassals into the field under his own banner; -- commonly used as a title of rank.
- (n.) A small banner.
- (n.) A civil officer in some Swiss cantons.