Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A standard-bearer; a bannerer.
- n. A person belonging to one of the eight banners into which the Manchus are marshaled. See banner, 6.
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“He is a loyal bannerman and sworn knight of Lord Tywin Lannister.”
“Down went armed horse-down went accoutred knight-down went banner and bannerman — down went peaked boot and crowned helmet, and of those who fell not a man escaped with life.”
“In part it was because the younger men deferred to Flinn, with his long experience as a bannerman in the Andoran Queen's Guards.”
“The two nobles frowned in puzzlement as they stood with the trumpeter, bannerman, and white-crested officer.”
“Once the lads realized Jak o 'the Shadows was death, they started panting to find a bannerman.”
“Sure as water was wet, some of those men would be talking to a bannerman before the day was out, and most who did would sign their names or make their mark.”
“A grizzled senior bannerman had the Red Hand, a fellow with narrow eyes and more scars than Daerid who insisted on actually carrying the banner a part of each day, which few bannermen did.”
“His face wore a sullen glower; he had not been best pleased at having to be the bannerman.”
“Lords and lordlings reined toward Mat, each followed by a bannerman and perhaps a dozen retainers, until he had four hundred odd of the Cairhienin.”
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